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Gulf Coast Hurricane Recovery Stumbles to Third Anniversary

Article: Gulf Coast Hurricane Recovery Stumbles to Third Anniversary

DENVER, Colorado, August 26, 2008 (ENS) – Three years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and flooded 80 percent of New Orleans a new report from international relief organization Oxfam America launched at the Democratic National Convention reveals the slow pace of recovery in the region and urges the next administration to make recovery…

EP 02 – ENTRY 01: CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Article: EP 02 – ENTRY 01: CALIFORNIA DREAMING

Today we met someone who loves that empty blue 07 URBANbuild house on Dryades and Sixth. In fact, she can see it from her living room window. Her name is Tess Lassai, and she lives just a few doors down. A longtime resident of this neighborhood, Tess says the house reminds her of Santa Barbara.…

Petitioning Climate Risk Disclosure for Wall Street

Article: Petitioning Climate Risk Disclosure for Wall Street

The President of CERES, Mindy Lubber, has “filed a petition with the US Securities and Exchange Commission asking the SEC to require publicly-traded companies to assess and disclose their financial risks from climate change in their formal reporting statements” (financialtimes.com). The reasoning behind this petition is that major environmental disasters like hurricane Katrina can cause…