Tag Archives: Climate change

It’s Hurricane Season. Small Coastal Nations Need Help.

By HSealy
August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey is bearing down on Texas. Meteorologists say the storm could swamp parts of the state with up to 30 inches of rain, causing mass flooding.[1] Harvey is the first hurricane to hit the Lone Star State in nearly a decade. Small, coastal nations in the Atlantic haven’t been so lucky. In recent years, […]

Developed Nations Can’t Afford to Ignore Surging Sea Levels

By HSealy
June 15, 2017

Over 4 million people in Caribbean and Pacific island nations reside in areas now prone to heavy flooding, partly due to rising sea levels caused by climate change.[1]  It’d be a mistake for developed nations to ignore these people’s plight. Left unchecked, rising sea levels could devastate coastal communities in wealthy countries, too. These richer […]

Carbon Markets Key to Battling Climate Change

By HSealy
June 6, 2017

As summer approaches in many countries, scientists are monitoring the earth’s temperatures — last year was the hottest on record.[1] Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, and natural disasters are spiraling out of control.[2] Fortunately, nations are no longer standing idly by, watching the climate change. So far, 195 countries have signed the Paris […]