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Effects of Climate Change in My Backyard

Irene Monroe | Posted 12.03.2014 | Green
Irene Monroe

Understanding the interconnections and interdependence needed for a healthy planet to live and the global and collective work needed to fix the damage done is not just a backyard issue, but rather an LGBTQ one, too.

Buckets Of Rain Beat Old 1901 Record

Posted 05.23.2012 | Miami

If you thought this Tuesday rain was out of the ordinary, you were right. Today's 5.54 inches of rain beat the official record for May 22 set all t...

Sunday Was The Rainiest Day In NYC History

Posted 10.15.2011 | New York

7.79 inches of rain fell at JFK International Airport Sunday, breaking the single day record for rainfall in New York City, The Staten Island Advance ...

Record Flooding is Pearl Harbor Moment for Climate Change

Steve Valk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Valk

It's been said it will take a Pearl Harbor-type event for America to get serious about addressing climate change. Well, the bombs are falling, but Congress hasn't declared war on carbon-dioxide.

Record Rain In New York City

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rainfall records are being set across the Northeast as a storm pounds the region for a second day. By Tuesday afternoon, Pro...

FLOODED: East Coast Rains May Break Records

AP | BOB SALSBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOSTON — Nervous residents along the sodden East Coast watched rivers rise Monday as they braced for a new round of flooding – and the wet...

The Chicago Floods: When Tragedy Hits Home

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

News reports and official city press conferences tell one side of the story. Hearing first hand accounts from residents you learn a different side.