“War zone” in Wyckoff, New Jersey. Lights out in 98% of homes. 24 miles and a world away from mid-town midtown Manhattan. Power companies say it could be 2 weeks until power restored to this part of NJ. Time to connect the dots, bury the power lines and adapt to our changing climate..More pictures on www.climatemama.com/blog
We’ve never really had a problem with severe storms where I live in Long Island, but in the last 2 years we’ve had 2 evacuations as well as several hurricane and tornado warnings. My house has never flooded before, but Hurricane Sandy has put my entire backyard underwater, broke our dock, and flooded the streets high enough so that salt water is pouring into my parents cars through the doors into the interior as well as into the engine. I know one storm cannot be attributed to climate change, but the persistent extreme weather is a sign.Connect the dots!
In one of the oldest towns of Nepal, climate change is threatening a way of life that generations of people have come to accept. Panauti was popular for fish few decades ago and was rich in water resources. But now the rivers are dry. Panauti, a quaint little town is rich in fertile land with agriculture being the main occupation of the people. But over the past few years, the monsoons are shifting patterns and are quite erratic while temperatures are increasing every year, a symptom of global warming that many parts of South Asia are experiencing. Dried up and polluted rivers of Panauti has put the fishing communities in jeopardy.
HAMRO PANAUTI (www.hamropanauti.com.np)
The Battle of Nashville takes on new meaning as folks connect the dots between global warming, atmospheric carbon, and severe weather events like the May 2010 floods that caused tiny Richland Creek running underneath Charlotte Ave. to become a raging river over the top and shutting down this major thoroughfare.