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extreme weather

Strongest hurricanes may double in frequency, study says

In a warmer world, the western Atlantic may suffer far more intense hurricanes by the end of the century

Hot, flat, crowded—and preparing for the worst

In a clarion call to other developing nations, Bangladesh is girding itself against the hazards of a warmer world

Where warming hits hard

Twenty million people living in Bangladesh’s coastal zone are under threat from climate change

Extreme Rains to Be Supercharged by Warming

Extreme downpours are already becoming stronger and more frequent than predicted, suggesting global warming’s impacts will be worse than expected

Warmer planet may mean fewer Atlantic hurricanes

Hurricane Katrina may have been an anomaly, rather than a sign of things to come, a new study says—but other researchers say don’t let down your guard


books I've read on failure & grace

The World Without Us
The Last Oil Shock: A Survival Guide to the Imminent Extinction of Petroleum Man
A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
Hell and High Water: Global Warming--the Solution and the Politics--and What We Should Do
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
The Tipping Point
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace... One School at a Time
The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity and the Renewal of Civilization
Out of Poverty: What Works When Traditional Approaches Fail
The Little Ice Age: How Climate Made History, 1300-1850
Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff
Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
The Geography of Bliss: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World

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