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Damage Study and Future Direction for Structural Design Following the Tuscaloosa Tornado of 2011

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Source URL: 
http://esridev.caps.ua.edu/tuscaloosa_tornado/

Non-technical summary

 

Resource Author: 
David O. Prevatt, John W. van de Lindt, Andrew Graettinger
Publication Date: 
Jul 27 2011

Rolling Easements

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Abstract

Rising sea level is inundating low-lying lands, eroding beaches, and exacerbating coastal flooding. In undeveloped areas, landowners have generally allowed wetlands, beaches, and barrier islands to adjust naturally to rising water levels, by migrating inland.

Resource Author: 
James G. Titus
Publication Date: 
Jun 1 2011
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Mapping Hotspots of Climate Change and Food Insecurity in the Global Tropics

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Source URL: 
http://www.ccafs.cgiar.org/news/press-release/study-reveals-future-hotspots-climate-risk

Study Reveals Future “Hotspots” of Risk for Hundreds of Millions Whose Food Problems are on a Collision Course with Climate Change

Scientists Warn Disaster Looms for Parts of Africa and All of India if Chronic Food Insecurity Converges with Crop-wilting Weather; Latin America also Vulnerable

Resource Author: 
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
Publication Date: 
Jun 3 2011

The Road to Clean Air

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“The Road to Clean Air” is a new report by the American Lung Association in California showing that California could avoid $7.2 billion in health and societal costs and reduce all major

Resource Author: 
American Lung Association in California (ALAC)
Publication Date: 
May 11 2011

Review of the Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Aeroallergens and Their Associated Effects

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This report presents a survey of the current state of knowledge of the potential impacts of climate change and variability on aeroallergens—pollen, mold, and indoor allergens—in the United States and the allergic diseases associated with them. Allergies are prevalent in the United States and impose substantial economic and quality-of-life burdens.  ...

Resource Author: 
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Publication Date: 
Aug 1 2008

Addressing Climate Change in Long-Term Water Resources Planning and Management: User Needs for Improving Tools and Information

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation have published a report, "Addressing Climate Change in Long-Term Water Resources Planning and Management: User Needs for Improving Tools and Information," that identifies the needs of local, state, and federal water management agencies for climate change information and tools to support long-term planning.

Resource Author: 
Bureau of Reclamation
Publication Date: 
Apr 25 2011
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Quantifying Vulnerability to Climate Change: Implications for Adaptation Assistance

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The effects of climate change have been and will be worse in poor countries and small-island states, those least able to adapt to the climate-related disasters.

Resource Author: 
David Wheeler
Publication Date: 
Jan 1 2011

Why Place & Race Matter: Impacting health through a Focus on Race and Place

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In 2007, we published Why Place Matters to examine how these environmental factors can be strengthened and enlivened to benefit the health 
of all communities. The report looked at the growing movement in California and around the nation to develop place-based solutions to place-based problems—particularly in low-income communities and communities of color, where residents are disproportionately burdened by harmful environmental factors and a long list of associated health risks.

Resource Author: 
Judith Bell, Mary Lee
Publication Date: 
Apr 1 2011
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