Monthly Archives: September 2008

Hurricanes and climate change: From the IPCC and recent US Climate Change Science Program reports

A summary of key passages from the IPCC 2007 Fourth Assessment Report and recent CCSP reports on Weather and Climate Extremes, Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Gulf Coast Transportation Systems and Infrastructure, and Effects of Climate Change on … Continue reading

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New Orleans Mayor Nagin: Trailers could become “projectiles” – known BEFORE deployment

When New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin announced yesterday a mandatory evacuation, a dusk-to-dawn curfew, and an automatic go-directly-to-prison consequence for looters, he also cautioned those thinking of staying, stating that FEMA trailers left over from Katrina are rated for winds … Continue reading

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