Tag Archive: climate change

Jul 08 2013

A Few Good Reads (7/8/13): Flooding Worsens in Assam, India, What is River Restoration?

This week: Flooding remains critical in Assam, India, Lebanon, New Hampshire flash flooding destroys main arterial roads, what is river restoration, how cities around the world are adapting to climate change, and why we should rethink the 8 hour work day. Assam flood situation remains critical (DNA India) Assam’s flood situation remained critical today with …

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Sep 28 2012

Looking Back at Tropical Storm Irene: What Went Right (Video)

Over the last year, Vermonters have come together to rebuild, to cope and to understand the devastation and loss of life caused by the state’s worst natural disaster in more than 80 years. Louis Porter, former journalist and current Lake Champlain Lakekeeper with the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), has been documenting the environmental and ecological …

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Mar 13 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our interview with folks at the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) about the draft CVFPP. Check out Part 1 for our questions related to the feasibility studies, real estate and land use, and the ecosystem integration. In this post, we’ll hit the climate change strategy, residual risk, and some …

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Mar 08 2012

Central Valley Flood Protection Plan: DWR Interview (Part 1)

In a previous post, we introduced the draft  Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP), which was released in December. Public meetings have been occurring with more to come and the Central Valley Flood Protection Board has been receiving and documenting public comments. On February 17th, Dusty and I had the opportunity to discuss the CVFPP …

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