[Marxism] Development led to floods

Mike Friedman mikedf at amnh.org
Wed Jun 18 15:48:51 MDT 2008


June 16, 2008
Extreme Weather & Global Warming: Floods in Iowa & China, Wildfires in
California, Heat Waves on the East Coast, Tornadoes Across the Midwest

The words “extreme weather” are rarely associated in the mainstream media
with another two words: “global warming.” But scientists argue that these
extreme weather events are consistent with changes they have long
predicted would accompany global warming. We speak to Joseph Romm of
ClimateProgress.org and Perry Beeman of the Des Moines Register. [includes
rush transcript]

> Message: 6
> Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 09:30:53 -0400
> From: Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com>
> Subject: [Marxism] Development led to floods
> To: Activists and scholars in Marxist tradition
> 	<marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
> Message-ID: <48590E0D.9020001 at panix.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=windows-1252; format=flowed
> http://features.csmonitor.com/environment/2008/06/17/why-flooding-worsens/
> Why flooding worsens
> Development, farm practices, and population growth have increased the
> risk of flooding.
> By Richard Mertens | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor /
> June 17, 2008 edition

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