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California wildfires are mostly preventable

California wildfires are mostly preventable Reporters and elected officials often talk about the wildfires raging in California as if they are natural disasters. They aren’t. A new analysis in an … Continue reading

21/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Over 650 people killed in the UK heatwave and it doesn’t seem to be ending soon

Some Good News—About Natural Disasters, of All Things In his posthumously published book “Factfulness,” the Swedish statistician Hans Rosling describes a paradox: “The image of a dangerous world has never … Continue reading

09/08/2018 · Leave a comment

Heat Wave Study Shows How Extra-Hot Summers Can Make People Dumber

Japan faces ‘frequent’ disasters as flood toll reaches 200 Japan risks more severe weather and must find ways to alleviate disasters, a government spokesman said on Thursday, as intense heat … Continue reading

13/07/2018 · Leave a comment

Boiled bats and iced iguanas: How extreme weather affects wildlife

BOM annual climate statement shows 2017 was Australia’s third-warmest year on record The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has confirmed 2017 was Australia’s third-warmest year on record, with temperatures almost a … Continue reading

15/01/2018 · Leave a comment

Children denied chance to develop ‘resilience’ by too strict health and safety rules

Children denied chance to develop ‘resilience’ by too strict health and safety rules Children are being denied the chance to develop “resilience and grit” because of schools’ over-zealous health and … Continue reading

08/08/2017 · Leave a comment

Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know

Heatwaves are national emergencies and the public need to know Hundreds of people across the UK are likely to be killed by a natural disaster this week, but their deaths … Continue reading

24/06/2017 · Leave a comment

Earth just had its second-warmest February since 1880

Heavy Rains Flood Desert Capital of Peru Days of intense rains brought mudslides that wrought havoc across Lima, displacing several thousand of the city’s 10 million inhabitants…   Earth just … Continue reading

22/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Tasmania to swelter through a heatwave as a mixed bag of weather sweeps across Australia

The Oroville Dam Crisis Has Exposed A Much Bigger Problem When the overflowing Oroville Dam in Northern California was threatened due to damage sustained to its spillways earlier this month, … Continue reading

01/03/2017 · Leave a comment

Killer heatwave wreaks havoc in Southeast Asia.

Killer heatwave wreaks havoc in Southeast Asia Drought, severe heat and water shortages are disrupting schools, killing animals and ravaging rice crops in Southeast Asia. Thailand, Laos and Cambodia have … Continue reading

15/05/2016 · Leave a comment

Europe will soon be hit by deadly ‘once-in-a-century’ extreme weather every year. And more

Europe will soon be hit by deadly ‘once-in-a-century’ extreme weather every year Europe will soon be hit by deadly, “once-in-a-century” extreme weather events every year, a study has found. Severe … Continue reading

02/05/2016 · Leave a comment

World Resilience NEWS

Asia flooding: Hundreds dead, 1 million displaced as monsoon rains hit Myanmar, India, Pakistan Monsoon rains have claimed the lives of hundreds of people across Asia as rescue workers scrambled … Continue reading

05/08/2015 · Leave a comment

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