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The Atlantic
The Disasters That Keep the Experts Up at Nightwho have survived one. Huge hurricanes could all but wash major cities away. Ea
The Disasters That Keep the Experts Up at Night
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
who have survived one. Huge hurricanes could all but wash major cities away. Earthquakes on the West Coast and even in the center of the country could knock out power for months, make running water a distant memory, and deprive residents of the... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Obama to announce Alaska grants, new role for Denali CommissionThe centerpiece message of President Barack Obama’s Alaska visit is a push for
Obama to announce Alaska grants, new role for Denali Commission
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
The centerpiece message of President Barack Obama’s Alaska visit is a push for swift international action to battle climate change, with the state offered as evidence of the growing danger posed by inaction. “Villages are being damaged by powerful... Read more
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Daily Mail
Map reveals almost HALF of Americans are at risk from earthquakesdamaging earthquakes This is nearly double the previous 2006 estimate of 75 mi
Map reveals almost HALF of Americans are at risk from earthquakes
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
damaging earthquakes This is nearly double the previous 2006 estimate of 75 million Americans in 39 states, according to USGS The 10 states with the highest populations exposed to potential earthquakes are California, Washington, Utah,... Read more
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