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Climate Change and Politics

During the recent Presidential debate, Floridian Mayors demanded answers about rising sea levels. The candidates’ responses were passionate, but has climate change really received the attention it deserves?
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Presidential candidate hopeful Martin O’Malley made sure that climate change was front and center in every debate he participated in, hitting the audience with point after poignant point about the urgency of the issue.

Drought Dilemma Challenges Unlimited Growth

California’s drought is putting the concept of unlimited growth under severe scrutiny, and for good reasons.
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When it comes to water, California is running out of options—and time. Suffering through its fourth year of excruciating drought...the state’s snow pack is at an all-time low... Governor Brown has issued unprecedented water restrictions...surface and ground water is quickly drying up...and crop and pasture losses are escalating.

Surge Protection: The Basics on Rising Sea Levels

World Environment Day highlights a rising issue around the world.
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You don’t have to live in New York, Venice, or the Maldives to worry about the flooding, erosion, ecological damage, and contamination caused by rising sea levels. From the food we eat to the economic strain the damage causes, rising sea levels affect all of us everyday. Although you might not realize it, you don’t have to live in coastal communities to make a difference either. Find out why.

AECOM-Sponsored “Designing for Disaster” Exhibition Opens in Washington, D.C.

Exhibition at National Building Museum explores natural hazard risks and mitigation strategies
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LOS ANGELES, CA, May 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ — An exhibition sponsored by AECOM that explores natural disaster risks and mitigation strategies has opened at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C.

The Designing for Disaster exhibition is an engaging, multimedia call-to-action for citizen preparedness — from design professionals and local decision-makers to homeowners and school children. The exhibition will remain on view through Aug. 2, 2015.

Hurricane Sandy: A Climate Change Wake-Up Call?

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The devastation wreaked by Hurricane Sandy highlighted the real effects of a changing climate and rising sea levels like perhaps no other event we have seen in this country. This week on Sea Change Radio, host Alex Wise speaks with Neela Banerjee, the energy and environment reporter for the Los Angeles Times, to discuss what effects Sandy might have on the media’s handling of climate change in the future and what political role climate change might play beyond the election.

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