Boston is preparing for greater climate impacts. "The pilot program's goal is to give Boston's leaders the tools they need to discuss and address climate change on a community level."
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In The News: "Around 2,000 people have been left homeless by the flooding, with a further 1,500 described as "marooned", in an official government briefing, with communities cut off by the damage to roads."
InTheNews: Tornado in southern Ontario, Canada
"It was insane, I've never seen anything like it...It was a real dark cloud. It rained for a while. I thought to myself: 'That's not a thunderstorm, that's a tornado.'"
In The News: The US state of Louisiana is dealing with catastrophic flooding. The numbers are staggering. How will the state recover from this?
6,900,000,000,000: Gallons of rainfall in one week
40,000: Homes damaged
$30 million: The estimated cost of the flood so far
Update on flooding in Louisiana. It's horrifying and will have years of effects. The worry is that once the waters go away, the nation will move on leaving citizens without aid, much like Hurricane Katrina.
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