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Future Risks: Climate change

Future Risks: Climate change

Climate change is a reality. Extreme weather can disrupt the production and shipment of commodities putting global supply chains at risk. Often, environmental threats are connected in ways we don’t expect. Consider the case of the Bark Beetle, a parasite that kills trees. Warmer weather expands the beetle’s habitat destroying more forests. Wildfires then become …

The World’s Fastest Growing MEGACITY

The World’s Fastest Growing MEGACITY

Everest and the Himalayas. It may not seem like this mountain range could shape a Megacity almost 600 kilometers away, but it does. This place, the capital of the most densely populated major country in the world, is also the fastest growing city on the planet. This is an examination of Dhaka, Bangladesh. The constant …

Nuclear Reactor Unprepared For Global Warming

Nuclear Reactor Unprepared For Global Warming

an stunning to fairly innocuous story a reactor at the millstone nuclear plant in waterford connecticut and i remember the nuclear plant will actually i went to a college right around there and uh… the cooler students who would live off campus of which i was not one uh… would off rent make these nice …

Global Warming Pushing Trees into Tundra

Global Warming Pushing Trees into Tundra

if you’re watching the young turks chances are that you accept or at least understand that human uh… climate change and you probably know more than the average person so we’ve got a very interesting little consequence of climate change and that is that vasu regions of the north near the arctic circle are falling …