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Sri Lanka, World Bank Sign Agreement to Strengthen Climate Resilience

Date: 2021-09-20 15:44:42 The project will support weather forecasting, warning, and flood resilience in the Kelani river basin COLOMBO, September 20, 2021-The Government of Sri Lanka and the World Bank signed a $92 million financing agreement for the Climate Resilience Multi-Phased Program Phase I Project. This project is expected to benefit around 11.2 million people …

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Greek PM says climate crisis is with us and cost of ignoring it ‘unimaginable’ | WTVB | 1590 AM · 95.5 FM

Date: 2021-09-19 11:59:09 Greek PM says climate crisis is with us and cost of ignoring it ‘unimaginable’ | WTVB | 1590 AM · 95.5 FM | The Voice of Branch County Close For the health and safety of everyone, our offices are temporarily closed to the public. If you have won a prize from us …

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Greek PM says climate crisis is with us and cost of ignoring…

Date: 2021-09-19 10:18:45 By Lefteris Papadimas and Deborah Kyvrikosaios ATHENS, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Mediterranean nations must lead the way in addressing climate change, the Greek prime minister said, warning that the cost of doing nothing was unimaginable, with mankind possibly struggling to survive beyond the turn of the next century. Greece, Turkey, Cyprus and …

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Pennsylvania needs to tackle the climate crisis

Date: 2021-09-07 09:00:00 Tropical Depression (formerly Hurricane) Ida hit us hard this week, depositing torrential, flood-inducing rains across a huge swath of the eastern United States. Here in Pennsylvania, torrential downpours, dangerous flash flooding, and tornadoes destroyed homes and vehicles, disrupted and contaminated water supplies, devastated communities, and resulted in tragic and avoidable deaths. Unfortunately, …

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Expert: NYC infrastructure was built for climate that no longer exists, vulnerable to catastrophic weather events

Date: 2021-09-05 10:41:15 NEW YORK — When Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on parts of the Northeast in 2012, it exposed the dire need to strengthen New York City’s infrastructure to adapt to what was then a looming threat of the climate crisis. Nearly a decade later, the city is picking up the pieces after another …

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Yankees minor league stadium getting flooded is climate change reminder

Date: 2021-09-03 17:37:30 Unprecedented Northeast flooding left Bridgewater’s TD Bank Ballpark, the home of the Somerset Patriots, and the surrounding area underwater on Thursday morning. The surge was caused by heavy rain from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, which ravaged parts of New York and New Jersey, among other areas, on Wednesday night. The destruction …

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Climate change adaptation brings health co-benefits, researchers find

Date: 2021-09-03 01:07:30 The COVID-19 pandemic has increased attention on links between public health and the planet’s health – areas traditionally addressed in separate science and policy circles. Now, an international research collaboration conducted the first comprehensive review of urban climate change responses and potential human health improvements. Their results were made available online on …

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Climate change made last month’s deadly floods in Germany and Belgium ‘up to nine times more likely’

Climate change made the deadly floods that devastated parts of Germany and Belgium last month up to nine times more likely, according to an international study published Tuesday. At least 190 people lost their lives in severe floods that pummelled western Germany in mid-July, and at least 38 people perished after extreme rainfall in Belgium’s …

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