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CLIMATE CHANGE - Today's Extreme Weather

"Scientists analyze recent extreme weather events in relation to climate change" PBS NewsHour 8/17/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  The second large-scale fire in California this week is raging through the southern part of the state, and the fatal flooding...
by Mage Soapbox on Aug 22, 2016

Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather?

Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather? originally appeared on Facility Executive Magazine. Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes cha...
by FacilityBlog on Dec 7, 2015

Survival: Are You Prepared? (Three Manuals to Help You Get Ready)

Life can be scary at times, even when things are going normally. Beyond the manmade catastrophes we're exposed to each day (terrorism, violence, pollution, etc.), Mother Nature is fickle as well, sending us monster storms, earthquakes, and so on. You...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Dec 2, 2015

Survival: Are You Prepared? (Three Manuals to Help You Get Ready)

Life can be scary at times, even when things are going normally. Beyond the manmade catastrophes we're exposed to each day (terrorism, violence, pollution, etc.), Mother Nature is fickle as well, sending us monster storms, earthquakes, and so on. You...
by Midwest Multisport Life on Dec 2, 2015

Morning Roundup: Alexandria Birthday Edition

Fridays are Rule 5 days, so we scanned the local Alexandria, Virginia area blogs to find the most interesting stories in them you might have missed.
by Red Brick Town on Jul 10, 2015

How to Prevent Tires From Weather Cracking

All tires have small cracks caused by weather conditions. Tire cracking, also called weather cracking, occurs on all tires. Weather conditions such as heat, cold and sunlight cause cracks to appear on the sidewalls and at the base of tire’s tre...

New Year, New Problems

New years may imply fresh starts, but for the superintendent of the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians, a new year often meant the same old–or brand new–problems to deal with. The asylum was inspected by Supervisor Jacob Breid in January, &...

Spring Skin Solutions

Spring Skin Solutions Spring Skin Solutions: Treatments For Seborrheic Dermatitis, Psoriasis and Allergies Spring is the season of life. After a long spell of frigid weather which marks the end for a multitude of living things, warm weather takes ove...
by The Things Women Want on Oct 24, 2014

National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition. National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched appeared first on Today's Facility Manager (TFM) Magazine.
by FacilityBlog on Sep 18, 2014

Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future events. The post Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters...
by FacilityBlog on Jun 26, 2014

Scorching, great hail and noises from heaven

Revelation 16 Bible Gateway Revelation 16 (New King James Version) 16 Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, “Go and pour out the bowls[a] of the wrath of God on the earth.” First Bowl: Loathsome Sores 2 So the firs...

What Kinds Of Extreme Weather Are You Facing?

Nearly 70% of Americans had not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years, according to a 2012 survey by FEMA. The post What Kinds Of Extreme Weather Are You...
by FacilityBlog on May 1, 2014

This polar vortex graphic is the most upsetting map of the winter

Just how bad was this winter? Bad. Really, really bad as this terrifying visualization of global temperatures during these last few months shows.Top image: Visualization of the polar vortex this winter / NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center with vid...

This polar vortex graphic is the most upsetting map of the winter

Just how bad was this winter? Bad. Really, really bad as this terrifying visualization of global temperatures during these last few months shows.Top image: Visualization of the polar vortex this winter / NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center with vid...

Climate Change Occurring Ten Times Faster Than at Any Time in Past 65 Million Years

If the trend continues at its current rapid pace, it will place significant stress on terrestrial ecosystems around the world, and many species will need to make behavioral, evolutionary or geographic adaptations to survive. Although s...
by Global Rush on Feb 8, 2014

Children will bear brunt of climate change impact

Children will bear the brunt of the impact of climate change because of their increased risk of health problems, malnutrition and migration, according to a new study published on Monday. And food prices are likely to soar as a result of warming, undo...
by Global Rush on Feb 6, 2014

US: Extreme Weather a Result of Unusual Dip in the Jet Stream

The unusually sharp kink in the jet stream that has brought extreme weather to nearly the entire U.S. in January is finally beginning to straighten out, and a return to more normal winter conditions will begin today and extend into next week. Aft...

US: Extreme Weather a Result of Unusual Dip in the Jet Stream

The unusually sharp kink in the jet stream that has brought extreme weather to nearly the entire U.S. in January is finally beginning to straighten out, and a return to more normal winter conditions will begin today and extend into next week. Aft...

Pakistan and UK Invite Climate scientist Schellnhuber to brief UN Security Council

As climate change starts being recognized as a security issue on the highest international levels, Pakistan and the United Kingdom have asked Hans Joachim Schellnhuber of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) to speak at an in-de...
by Global Rush on Jan 15, 2014

Amazing Frozen Niagara Falls Pictures

The Guardian has some amazing pictures of the Niagara Falls frozen. Reminds me of Coleridge "Torrents methinks. That heard a mighty voice and stopped at once amidst their maddest flow."...
by James Powney's Blog on Jan 10, 2014


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