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The Vinyl Experience – 01.26.18

VE 101 PRN Cities Today on the VE: There are so many songs about cities..but a very special subset of those specifically list cities…a whole bunch of em…in each song..I’ll play a cool assortment, from swing to punk, all from the original LPs. I’m PC and this is the VE Talking Heads: Cities Talking Heads from 1979’s Fear Of Music…a …

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Tim Radford – Northeastern US faces fiercer hurricanes

LONDON, 7 December, 2016 – Hurricanes could hit harder and more often along the northern Atlantic coast of the US. A new study based on 450 years of documentary and fossil evidence suggests that climate change driven by human combustion of fossil fuels is shifting the pathways of the hurricanes linked with the western Caribbean, and that global warming in …

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NDC Savings Club – Water Cleansing w/ Dr. Roy Speiser – 10.05.16

Since 1989, CWR Environmental Protection Products has underscored the value of sophisticated, Water- and Air-Filtration systems that protect our health, and improve the quality of our lives. CWR currently features over 200 items in a line of advanced filtration products designed to remove high levels of toxic contaminants from our most important resources. Thanks to the efforts of the entire CWR team, the water that we drink, and the air that we breathe are as pure as nature intended.

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Alison Rose Levy – In This Election, the Climate Should Trump Everything Else

Remember the good old days when climate change was something that would occur a century or more in the future? Something we could avoid if we played our cards right? As the years rolled by, the time between us and that faraway future bedeviling our great-grandchildren first shortened and then disappeared. In an April 2015 studypublished in Nature, climate scientists wrote …

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Rob Verchick – Our Energy Grid Is Incredibly Vulnerable

When I dream about Hurricane Katrina (and I still do), it always starts with the refrigerators. Kenmore, GE, Whirlpool, Frigidaire, Amana. Hundreds of thousands of these abandoned appliances stood duct-taped shut on the curbs and yards of homes throughout New Orleans. Many were spray-painted with whimsical or forbidding messages. “Funky. Not in a good way.” “Free Beer and Maggots.” “Smells …

Local residents wander amidst the ruins of their hometown hours after the earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince January 13, 2010. More than 100,000 people were feared dead in Haiti Wednesday after a calamitous earthquake razed homes, hotels, and hospitals, leaving the capital in ruins and bodies strewn in the streets. With thousands of people missing, dazed survivors in torn clothes wandered through the rubble as more than 30 aftershocks rocked the ramshackle capital, where more than two million people live, most in the grip of poverty.  AFP PHOTO/Juan BARRETO

Axel Bojanowski – World Risk Index – The Human Factor in Natural Disasters

How vulnerable is your country to natural disasters? The 2016 World Risk Index is now out and it shows that infrastructure is a key factor in the ability to withstand events like hurricanes, earthquakes and tsunamis. Over and over again, we are reminded of the horrific rule, with a particularly stark example coming in 2010. That year, large cities in …

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Solartopia Green Power and Wellness Hour – 08.25.16

THE INSANE NY NUKE BAILOUT headlines in Solartopia today as TIM JUDSON of the NUCLEAR INFORMATION & RESOURCE SERVICE joins MANNA JO GREENE of CLEARWATER and KEVIN KAMPS of BEYOND NUCLEAR to discuss the $7-11 billion potential handout to keep four dangerously decrepit nuke reactors on line in the Empire State. Because they are obsolete and uncompetitive, the Ginna, Fitzpatrick, …

4 Reasons Climate Change Affects National Security – Reynard Loki

On Wednesday, the White House released a new report, “The National Security Implications of Changing Climate [3].” In concert with the release, President Obama delivered the commencement address at the United State Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, during which he argued that climate change ranks alongside terrorism as a primary threat to America’s future and criticized climate deniers in …

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Anger as Hurricane Sandy victims have to pay back emergency aid with interest – David Millward

Thousands of families whose homes were destroyed by Hurricane Sandyare being ordered to repay some of the compensation they received from the government. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is not only demanding interest on what it says were overpayments, but Washington is ready to call in debt collectors to recoup the cash. That is not the only blow faced by …