Blog Posts - Flooding



Resource Of The Week: NOAA’s National Weather Service Tsunami Warning Center Websites

Two weeks ago, my “Resource Of The Week” focused on the forecasting and warning of Sun-induced geomagnetic storms on Earth. Last week’s ROTW focused on predicting and warning of U.S.-bound tropical storms and hurricanes. This week’s “Resour...
by Survival And Prosperity on Sep 7, 2013

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

  We live in a land-locked state, and my personal photo challenge requirement is that the photos be taken here on the farm. Sea should be a challenge, but our pond flooded 4 times this month, rising above fences and banks. By prairie standards,...
by AnnaBlakeBlog on Sep 3, 2013

Four Months After the Flood...

As I was finishing hopefully my last correspondence with the albatross known as FEMA, I realized I haven't really updated anyone on what's been going on after the flood that washed away our house back in April. I Facebook and Tweet about it here and...
by Just Say Jenn on Aug 8, 2013

Atmospheric Warming Altering Ocean Salinity And The Water Cycle

A clear change in salinity has been detected in the world’s oceans, signaling shifts and acceleration in the global rainfall and evaporation cycle tied directly to climate change. In a paper published … in the journal Science, Australian...
by Global Rush on Aug 8, 2013

Climate change means catastrophe in UK, not café culture says professor

Professor Kevin Anderson, Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, said Government and local authorities are failing to grasp the risks to Britain of global warming. He accused people of focusing on the chance of warmer even...
by Global Rush on Jul 30, 2013

Climate Change Must Factor In Smart Policy

America is blessed with abundant energy sources, from an array of traditional fuels and natural gas to solar, wind, and other renewable resources. But as the pressure on these resources grows, the United States must have a plan to ensure a strong...
by Global Rush on Jul 25, 2013

Water World: Sea Level Rise in Real Life

Water World: Sea Level Rise in Real Life Sea levels have risen along the East Coast around 6 to 8 inches since 1960. Under different global warming scenarios, seas could rise 8 inches to several feet by 2100. The longer term concern is that...
by Global Rush on Jul 23, 2013

Pathways into the Future - Triggers of Change

The 2013 Earth Dialogues will attract leading figures of international politics, science, business and civil society in the search for solutions to resolve the most pressing and interconnected challenges of insecurity, poverty and environmental d...
by Global Rush on Jul 22, 2013

NASA Mississippi River Flooding Amazing 2010 2011 Comparison

Extreme rainfall and heavy snowmelt have combined this spring to bring the Mississippi River roaring beyond its banks. While humans on the ground have scramb… Video Rating: 5 / 5 http://madine3.ipodpsp.hop.clickbank.net Watch tv on computer ...
by Portable Satellite Dish on Jul 18, 2013

Capitalism Is Great, But It Assigns No Value To Your Grandchildren, GRANTHAM

Capitalism Is Great, But It Assigns No Value To Your Grandchildren, GRANTHAM It started [in the mid-1990s] with a visit to the Amazon and to Borneo with the kids. And without thinking about it you start talking about the logs along the side of...
by Global Rush on Jul 14, 2013

Global Warming Has Already Caused Unprecedented Change By Rachel Kyte

This morning, I had the honor of speaking to the UN Security Council about an increasingly dangerous threat facing cities and countries around the world, a threat that, more and more, is influencing everything that they and we do: climate change.
by Global Rush on Jul 10, 2013

Nature, thou foul beast

Yesterday was a comedy of errors. Well, not errors, exactly, but generalized nonsense. Nature is a menace.I went to a mom meet-up group yesterday. Those things are lifelines for me. I get out of the house, meet women going through the same things I a...
by WTF, I Have A Kid on Jul 9, 2013

Nature, thou foul beast

Yesterday was a comedy of errors. Well, not errors, exactly, but generalized nonsense. Nature is a menace.I went to a mom meet-up group yesterday. Those things are lifelines for me. I get out of the house, meet women going through the same things I a...
by WTF I'm almost Thirty on Jul 9, 2013

"We are engaged in an unprecedented experiment." Scientist Michael Mann on 400ppm.

  "We are engaged in an unprecedented experiment." Scientist Michael Mann on 400ppm...
by Global Rush on Jul 9, 2013

Guest Blogger: Replace or Repair your Water-Damaged Appliances?

Guest Blogger 1K+, Entry #2631, July 8, 2013 Because of global climate change, cities that used to be safe from flood are getting flooded. Since most people on those cities are...
by Stagetecture on Jul 9, 2013

Letter to the Editor/Missing in Action

Below is a letter to the editor I submitted to our local newspapers for this week's publications with respect to last week's editorial in the Crowsnest Promoter, which unfairly and maliciously attacked those of us who use social media here in the Pas...
by JOHN PRINCE on Jul 2, 2013

Gardening - Correcting Drainage Issues

I have been planting in this small garden bed behind the house for a few years with great results, this year however, we have had an abundance of rain here on the East Coast. It was causing the bed to flood just below the overhang of our home. The le...
by Review Organic on Jun 28, 2013

The Evil that Men do... all in the name of a buck

My first reaction after reading this week's Crowsnest Promoter editorial was to state to a friend when having coffee at the Stone's Throw that I'm going to roast this guys nuts over a slow burning fire. But then I thought, that would be too kind. :-)...
by JOHN PRINCE on Jun 26, 2013

Check Geohazard Maps For Flooding And Landslide-Prone Areas Before Investing in Real Estate

In line with my article on Earthquakes, Faultlines, and Real Estate Investing, I will now be discussing Geohazard Maps and how they can be useful for real estate investors. Would you want to invest in a property that is in the middle of an area consi...

Calgary floods kill 3, force 75000 from homes

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – The heaviest floods in decades shut down the Canadian oil capital of Calgary on Friday, with an evacuation of the downtown core and tens of thousands of residents forced to leave their homes. According to several report...


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