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The Climate Risk No One Is Talking About…and more

The Climate Risk No One Is Talking About

It’s a billion dollar problem. Ministers from across the world gathered in Paris over the weekend to hammer out the details of a sweeping climate accord to limit carbon emissions and slow the pace of global warming. While many are applauding the landmark deal, it will do little to address the financial threat millions of Americans face from increasingly severe flooding. To do so, U.S. policymakers must act to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program (“NFIP”) before its expiration in September of 2017…

 

Despite calamities, many states yet to raise disaster relief forces

When vast swathes of Tamil Nadu, including capital Chennai, was battered by unprecedented floods last week, the first challenge for the authorities was to find enough trained personnel for rescue and relief operations. And this despite the fact that Tamil Nadu has its own State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) to tackle such situations. Around the same time, neighbouring Andhra Pradesh — also hit by floods along its coastal areas — had to urgently seek out the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) for rescue and relief as the state is yet to set up its own SDRF…

 

‘Grand Theft Auto 6’ Packed With New Female Lead, Better Maps, Natural Disasters? Release in 2020?

GTA6

There are rumors that “Grand Theft Auto 6” release may happen in 2020. “Grand Theft Auto 6” is expected to bring a lot of added content to the franchise. It is rumored to include new weather elements along with the introduction of a new female lead character. Recent reports about the game say that “Grand Theft Auto 6” will also feature a huge map, as maps tend to grow with each new release, according to Inquisitr. The “Grand Theft Auto 6” is also expected to feature a few natural disasters. These disasters might include the likes of tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and also everything which comes in between these disasters…

 

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