Monthly Archives: September 2018

Living on the Edge in a Climate Changed World: Anticipating Extreme Weather, Tsunamis and Sea-Level Rise | EV & N 287 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20180930-EV&N-287-Link.html

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Humans are becoming what demographers call a “marginal” species, choosing increasingly to live near to the edges — or “margins” — of continents.   This collective behavior is a prescription for repeated devastation in the changing global climate regime.

Disasters of increasing magnitude, frequency and severity will be forthcoming from extreme weather, tsunamis and sea-level rise.  Human communities must learn to develop new means of adapting to the coming trends and forthcoming climate shifts that will impact all coastal regions with escalating force in the coming years and decades.

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‘200-year flood:’ The Carolinas after Florence


Washington Post

Published on Sep 28, 2018

From the air and the ground, watch the scenes of the devastating floods in North Carlina.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami kills nearly 400 l Al Jazeera English


Al Jazeera English

Published on Sep 29, 2018

Two earthquakes followed by a tsunami have devastated the central Indonesian Island of Sulawesi. Nearly four hundred people have been killed in the city of Palu alone. Rescue workers still haven’t been able to reach many areas likely to be badly hit. Communication and power lines are cut off in coastal areas and the death toll is expected to rise.

Caught on Tape: Tsunami hits Japan port town


CBS

Published on Mar 16, 2011

New video released shows the moment when the tsunami hit a small Japanese port town.

How Big do Tsunamis Get?


RealLifeLore
Published on Dec 30, 2016

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Hundreds dead in Indonesia from powerful tsunami


ABC News

Published on Sep 29, 2018

A 10-foot-high wall of water was triggered by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, killing at least 380.

CNN: Entire towns engulfed by tsunami