Category: Man Made Disasters

Light Pollution: What is Light Pollution and Why it is Bad

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Light pollution is not good and what is light pollution (LP) you may ask? It is not like what we normally associate with pollution, like smoke stacks filling up the air with plumes of dirty, chemical laden billowing pillars of smoke. We also commonly associate it with dirty water, as in oil covered waterways, garbage …

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Greenhouse Gases Cause of Global Warming, Not Sun Activity New NASA Report Confirms

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Greenhouse gases are confirmed as the cause of global warming, not sun activity according to a recent NASA report. The recent, prolonged minimal in sun activity did not prevent the Earth from absorbing more solar energy than it let escape back into space, a recent NASA analysis of the Earth’s energy budget indicates. The study, …

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Record Shattering March Heat Wave Surprises Scientists

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The record shattering March heat wave has come as a surprise even to a majority of scientists. In fact, it’s been so warm in the United States alone this year, especially in March, that national records weren’t just shattered, they were literally baked! Temperatures in the U.S. for the lower 48 states averaged 8.6 degrees …

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Texas Heat Wave & Drought Linked to Rapid Global Warming by NASA’s James Hansen

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The Texas heat wave and drought linked to rapid global climate change according to NASA’s James Hansen. The Texas heat wave and Texas drought that occurred over three months last summer where the temperatures in Texas rose higher than at any time in recorded history, and the state is still in the midst of the …

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Toxic Waste – What is Toxic Waste – Do We Clean it Up or Illegally Dump it Overseas?

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Toxic waste, what is toxic waste? It is a waste material primarily derived from modern industrial age technologies and can cause serious injury, birth defects in humans and other animals, and even lead to death. It can spread quite rapidly and easily and can contaminate rivers and lakes, ground water supplies, ground, and the atmosphere. …

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Coal Mine Disaster List Man Made Disasters Causes and Effects Part 5

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The coal mine disaster list as part of our man made disasters list causes and effects part 5 could be very lengthy if we listed every one of them. Technologies have improved and regulations have improved somewhat over the years in the US and most other industrialized nation which have led to a reduced the …

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