The Number of People Affected by Floods Will Double by 2030

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:21:05 +0000

Flooding has already caused more than $1 trillion in losses globally since 1980, and the situation is poised to worsen: New analysis from WRI’s Aqueduct Floods finds that the number of people affected by floods will double worldwide by

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Earth Day At 50 Years Old: 5 Ways To Honor The Legacy & Change The World

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2020 18:27:47 +0000

Cynthia Shahan All Rights ReservedFifty years ago, 20 million Americans (10% of the U.S. population at the time) took to the streets at the first Earth Day to demand a better future. Outraged by polluted air and water, by oil spills and the destruction of nature, these people’s actions changed policies and politics, and sparked the emergence of the modern environmental movement. Within months, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was created and the Clean Air Act was passed into law with bipartisan support

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The Fastest Growing Source of Global Emissions: Transport

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 05 Nov 2019 04:00:34 +0000

The multidimensional aspects of a situation are sometimes quite hard to grasp. Take a situation that involves one’s health, one’s transit, and commuting habits. How does travel, whether around the neighborhood, to the store, to visit family, or to commute to a job matter? It matters quite a bit in coexistence

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