Chemicals ignite & Harvey’s Floodwater Hazards #Spillway

Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingers

Officials in Houston are just beginning to grapple with the health and environmental risks that lurk in the waters dumped by Hurricane Harvey, a stew of toxic chemicals, sewage, debris and waste that still floods much of the city.

Texas Hurricane Harvey Response #USArmy #CoastGuards

Footage compilation film, featuring Texas response to Hurricane Harvey’s onslaught. Features coast guards, U.S. army rescues and more.

NWS Director Louis Uccellini on Hurricane Harvey

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Tinker Tailor Climate Spy – Climate Impact on National Security (ISGP Podcast)

Climate change threatens national security in a number of ways. How does the national intelligence community fit into the climate security picture? Twitter @ISGPforum or read the policy position paper and debate summary associated with this episode at the Institute on Science for Global Policy’s website: Via Institute on Science for Global Policy (ISGP)…

Major Hurricane Harvey Takes Aim – Forecast Texas (August 25, 2017)

The Washington Post: Harvey forecast to slam Texas coast as major hurricane with ‘devastating’ flood potential Reuters: Hurricane Harvey strengthens, threatens U.S. with most powerful storm in 12 years Wunderground: Dangerous, Rapidly Intensifying Harvey Expected to be a Major Hurricane Levi Cowan on YouTube Bloomberg: Hurricane Harvey Has All the Ingredients…

Scientist Explains Climate Ice Core Proxies (2017)

This talk by Lonnie G. Thompson, focuses on glaciers as recorders and early indicators of climate change. The ongoing widespread melting of high-elevation glaciers and ice caps, particularly in low to middle latitudes, provides strong evidence that a large scale, pervasive and in some cases, rapid change in Earth’s climate system is underway. On Thursday…

Antarctic Volcanoes Waking up?

Nearly 100 Volcanoes Discovered Beneath Antarctica’s Ice A new volcanic province: an inventory of subglacial volcanoes in West Antarctica Scientists discover 91 volcanoes below Antarctic ice sheet This is in addition to 47 already known about and eruption would melt more ice in region affected by climate change How a melting ice…