We face water crises at an increasing rate. To date, the communities involved are fairly small. But this is changing, and it shows that we're not prepared. So what if a really profound water crisis happens to one of our great cities? What then?
A high-speed train collision in Italy, a 911 call center is under investigation, Phoenix police tie additional incidents to a serial shooter or shooters, a 2003 European heat wave is linked to human-induced climate change, and Super Typhoon Nepartak causes death and damage.
The National Park System (NPS) is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Climate change is already impacting the 59 parks and 352 other historical sites and monuments. NPS research and scenario planning efforts seek to preserve this great natural resource for every American for generations to come.
The United Nations Development Programme released a report that indicated workplace heat from rising temperatures due to climate change is already impacting labor workers around the globe, but especially those in sub-tropical and tropical climates.