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Tropics and Sea-Level Rise
Lessons of the Norse Greenlanders (2) — traditional ecological knowledge
Part 2 of 4 linked installments on the case of the Norse Greenlanders and the role that climate change played in the fate of their society, which died out 500 years after original settlement in the Viking Age. Focus of this segment: local and traditional ecological knowledge.
Mud bricks best for cool, green houses, says study
Simple mud concrete bricks provide the most affordable and sustainable houses in the tropics.
Economic impacts of climate change by country
Projected economic Impact by Country. Each country is scored with 22 indicators on a scale 1-8 for economic and mortality losses for 2010 and projected for 2030. Impacts in units of US (PPP) dollars.
An X-factor in coastal flooding
Natural climate patterns create hot spots of rapid sea level rise.