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Typhoon Haiyan, Extreme Weather and Climate Change

By Sherry Brooks
November 19, 2013
File under: Climate Change, Vegan

On November eighth when the category-5 super typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, its devastating power and the sheer force of winds near 195 mph left incalculable loss, heartbreak and total devastation in its wake.

With thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless, Typhoon Haiyan has been described as one of the most powerful typhoons ever to hit land.

The devastation is immense. The death toll is nearing 4,000 and number of injured has reached almost 13,000. Entire communities have been flattened and nearly 2 million people displaced.

We desperately want to help. Countries around the world have pledged relief aid for those affected by the typhoon. If you are like me, you may have noticed that the frequency and ferocity of catastrophic weather seems to be on the rise …read more of Typhoon Haiyan, Extreme Weather and Climate Change here

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10 things You Can Do Right Now to Help Avert the Climate Crisis

By Lissa Coffey
July 5, 2011
File under: Climate Change, Environmental Impact


It seems as though the threat of global warming is becoming a reality that we just can’t ignore and the consequences may well be impacting our planet already.

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D- RI) recently spoke on the floor of the senate, referencing a 2007 report by the National Academy of Sciences, which warned that the reality of global warming is being ignored at our peril.

Senator Whitehouse, “The report is an urgent call to action by a widespread group of our most responsible scientists, peer reviewed by our most responsible universities.”

While it would have been prudent to act sooner, it is still possible to make adjustments in our own lives that can make a difference. It just takes individual effort. …read more of 10 things You Can Do Right Now to Help Avert the Climate Crisis here

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