Author Archives: rsingram

About rsingram

Environmental Specialist, Disaster Reservist, Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, Para-Archeologist

Summer Weather Safety

Now that Summer is here, these extreme weather conditions is something that we should always be aware of.  Phoenix, Arizona just went through a week of temperatures peaking over 115 degrees Anyone who has lived through that type of heat, … Continue reading

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CityTrees – A New Way to Clean Your Cities Air!

With Climate Change and burgeoning populations our Urban Air Quality is suffering! Air pollution in the worlds largest cities contributes to 7 million premature deaths each year. It is estimated that by the year 2050 two-thirds of the worlds population … Continue reading

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“Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador” Status for Sustainable Rim Country.

Sustainable Rim Country has joined the Weather Ready Nation club. We have written about the need to adapt, pay attention to changing climate, politic for action, and make your community as resilient as possible to better survive weather related disasters. … Continue reading

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Before the Flood

Leo DiCaprio has put out a 100 minute video of the state of the climate. In cooperation with the National Geographic Society this video hits on many of the problems associated with Climate Change.  While many of us know that … Continue reading

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THE CLIMATE MOBILIZATION MITIGATION WAR

THIS IS NOT OUR FUTURE The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan: Foreword Paul Gilding September 16, 2016   http://www.postcarbon.org/the-climate-mobilization-victory-plan-foreword/ Ed. note: The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan, written by Ezra Silk, is a policy document that tangibly demonstrates how the U.S. could … Continue reading

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NOAA – August 2016 Significant Events Map

In our continued effort to keep you posted on climate change, we are sharing with you the recently prepared “Significant Events Map” that NOAA has posted on their website. This map will reflect the ongoing weather events for August 2016!

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Antarctica at Risk!

The 400 parts per million threshold has been reached at the South Pole! According to NOAA, the threshold of irreversible climate disruption has been reached at the South Pole.  This has not occurred in 4 million years and is an … Continue reading

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Climate Disruption -11 Straight Months Where the Globe was Record Warm

It’s not my language and it’s not an anomaly.  This is the headline that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put out on their website on April 19th 2016. Here is their article verbatim: At the risk of sounding … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Food Management for the 21st Century

Posted on March 18, 2014 by rsingram How much food do you waste a week? Americans on a whole waste more food than most people in the world. From NPR, the NRDC, as well as CNN reports of food waste … Continue reading

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Battling the Urban Heat Island Effect

There have been many studies that show concrete and asphalt and Urban Sprawl increase the temperatures of our Cities and our World! The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect is a huge topic. There is study after study devoted to investigating … Continue reading

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