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Heads up!  Keep sewer pumps above rising sea.

BiteIn New York City, pumps at some sewage stations have been raised to higher elevations, and the city government has undertaken extensive planning.
Power plants most vulnerable to water scarcity.

BiteWho knew? Power plants use 40% of U.S. freshwater supplies. How will they cope with a drier climate? Who will keep the lights on when the water runs out?
Walmart's goal: use 100% renewable energy by the year 2020

Category:Clean Energy
Bite"Our goal to be supplied 100% by renewable energy is the right goal and marrying up renewables with energy efficiency is especially powerful." — Wal Mart President & CEO Mike Duke
Gateway fact: 97% of climate scientists think human-caused climate change is real

Bite“Based on the evidence, more than 97% of climate experts are convinced that human-caused climate change is happening.” – Edward Maibach, Teresa Myers, & Anthony Leiserowitz, of George Mason & Yale Universities.
Doubt climate change is real? Then look at hottest years on record

Bite“You know how you know when climate change is real? When the hottest year on record is whatever year it currently is.” – Comedian and late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel

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