resilience reporter

resilience starts with information

Three dead in ‘unprecedented’ southern US floods

One of our firefighters captured this fire whirl yesterday on the ‪#‎BeaverCreekFire‬. Wow! Photo courtesy Charles Bolt, Engine 1419 Source: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/16/health/beaver-creek-fire-tornado-trnd/

One of our firefighters captured this fire whirl yesterday on the ‪#‎BeaverCreekFire‬. Wow! Photo courtesy Charles Bolt, Engine 1419
Source: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/08/16/health/beaver-creek-fire-tornado-trnd/

 

A Volcanic Eruption Hid a Critical Climate Signal for Twenty Years

As our planet heats up, the pace of sea level rise is expected to quicken, making it harder for cities like Miami to stay above water. But since 1992, scientists have studied Earth’s mean sea level via satellites, and they’ve watched it rise at a steady 3 millimeters per year—no evidence for acceleration.  Now, after more than twenty years of head-scratching, we finally have an explanation: the Mt. Pinatubo volcanic eruption of 1991. The largest eruption of the late 20th century, Mt. Pinatubo blew its top less than two years before modern sea level record-keeping began…

 

Three dead in ‘unprecedented’ southern US floods

At least three people have been killed in record flash flooding following two days of downpours in parts of the southern United States. Authorities have warned inundated communities to brace for more rain…

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

MORE RESOURCES

MORE RESOURCES

%d bloggers like this: