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What Wives Wish They Knew Before They Tied the Knot

Who wouldn't covet a crystal ball able to tell us our futures — including all the ins-and-outs of married life? Luckily for you, four brides have volunteered as your fortune tellers, willing to dish on what they wish they'd known before they tied the knot so that you can go into your marriage with …

The 10 Best Honeymoon Destinations -- For ANY Budget

<i>By Amanda Chatel</i><p>After the madness of the wedding is over, it's time to relax. Traditionally, that relaxation comes in the form of a nice long honeymoon in some exotic place, of which both you and your partner have dreamed.<p><b>Unfortunately, after the big event and the amount of money you spent on it,</b> …

5 Wedding Invitation Trends That Are Totally Worthy of Your Guests' Mailboxes

[[opening:<p>In partnership with Wedding Paper Divas<p>]]<p>Will the postal system be able to handle <i>all</i> of the pretty wedding invitations that are about to get sent this season? Well, it isn't stopping the stationery experts over at Wedding Paper Divas from spilling on these five totally timely stationery …

Tips for Ensuring Hot Wedding Night Sex

Brides-to-be receive a ton of advice, from how to manage the guest list to how to address that little envelope that goes inside the big envelope. But when it comes to, uh, "consummating" (seriously, do people still say that?) their marriage, the popular let-me-tell-you-a-secret nugget of wisdom is …

Too late: 400 cities in America, including Miami and New Orleans, will likely be submerged by rising sea waters

Scientists have identified 414 towns and cities in the United States that are guaranteed to eventually be underwater, regardless of how much humans decrease their carbon emissions.<p>"Historic carbon emissions have already locked in enough future sea level rise to submerge most of the homes in each of …

Fall Wedding Ideas | Markel Wedding Insurance

<b>7 Fall wedding ideas</b><p><b>Outdoor fall wedding</b><br>The cooler weather for a fall wedding is a welcoming change from the hot summer months. The changing foliage …

Weddings

80% of Disasters in Indonesia Due to Climate Change

<i>Ekuatorial</i>, <i>Makassar, Indonesia</i><p>The last three decades, disasters that happened in Indonesia linked to climate change. The ministry of Environment …

Climate Change

Climate Change on International Disaster Talks Agenda

By Brian Kahn<p><i>Published:</i> March 17th, 2015<p>It may be nine months until pivotal climate negotiations get underway in Paris, but climate change is very …

Climate

National Climate Assessment

Ashley, S. T., and W. S. Ashley, 2008: Flood fatalities in the United States. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 47, 805-818, …

Big Insurance Companies Are Warning The U.S. To Prepare For Climate Change

A coalition of big insurance companies, consumer groups, and environmental advocates are urging the United States to overhaul its disaster policies …

Screening for climate and disaster risks – an imperative for climate resilient development

If you think that climate change is a distant and future threat, you are in for a rude awakening. I just returned from Zambia, where I witnessed how …

Climate change, disasters and electricity generation

This report urges governments and energy companies to re-think their energy infrastructure in light of changing disaster risks due to climate change. …

Climate

More big companies say they're concerned about climate risks

For anyone who maintains that climate change is not going to affect our lives, it may be worth listening to the concerns of America's publicly traded corporations.<p>These companies, which tend to be of a more conservative persuasion and not given to hyperbole, are increasingly concerned about how …

Sustainability

Melting Permafrost | Weather Underground

Permafrost is permanently frozen soil, and occurs mostly in high latitudes. Permafrost comprises 24% of the land in the Northern Hemisphere, and …

Global Warming

Climate Change and Disasters: How Framing Affects Justifications for Giving or Withholding Aid to Disaster Victims

References:<p>Chapman, D. A. & Lickel, B. (2015). Climate change and disasters: how framing affects justifications for giving or withholding aid to …

Framing

Disasters, displacement, and climate change: New evidence and common challenges facing the north and south

The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre recently released their annual Global Estimates of People Displaced by Disasters, which reports that …

When should we blame climate change for natural disasters?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has a new report out today concluding that global warming will make heat waves, droughts, floods, and other extreme weather events much more common in the decades to come. (It’s less clear how climate change will affect hurricanes and tornadoes.) …

Natural disasters - Why are they becoming more common? | SSRF English

Abstract on Natural disasters<p>In recent times the world has witnessed natural disasters, climate change and global warming of unprecedented …

Climate Change

Steady Increase in Climate Related Natural Disasters

Global climate change<p>Steady Increase in Climate Related Natural Disasters<p>11/15/2013, 9:58:20 AM<p>Share this article:<p>The incidence of natural disasters …

Climate Change

5 natural disasters that beg for climate action

5 natural disasters that beg for climate actionAround the world, devastation caused by climate-related events is growing. Oxfam works on improving …

Are Natural Disasters Increasing?

Are natural disasters increasing? Yes. Natural disasters are unpreventable occurrences that take place, ranging from mild to absolutely destructive. …

Climate Change

When protecting people from natural disasters and environmental change means relocating them

Governments have a responsibility to protect people within their territory from harm, including such diverse threats as terrorists to deadly …

Human Rights

Climate Change | Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management

What is Climate Change<p><i>Climate</i> is how the atmosphere ‘behaves’ over relatively long time periods (versus weather which describes atmospheric …

Climate Change

Climate change, natural disasters and community resiliency: Research roundup - Journalist's Resource

Research shows that in recent years both the frequency and severity of extreme weather events have increased in the United States. As a consequence, …

Climate Change

Climate change: the poor will suffer most

Pensioners left on their own during a heatwave in industrialised countries. Single mothers in rural areas. Workers who spend most of their days outdoors. Slum dwellers in the megacities of the developing world.<p>These are some of the vulnerable groups who will feel the brunt of climate change as its …

Disastrous Spending: Federal Disaster-Relief Expenditures Rise amid More Extreme Weather

Endnotes and citations are available in the PDF and Scribd versions.<p>Superstorm Sandy devastated New Jersey, New York, and other areas along the …

Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: Overview | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

The National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is the Nation's Scorekeeper in terms of addressing severe weather and climate events in …