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In May 2014 Illinois Farmers Insurance Company made headlines around the country when it sued almost 200 towns in the Chicago area for failing to do more to prevent damages linked to climate change. The suit argues that towns know that … Continue reading

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“If you want to truly understand something, try to change it. –Kurt Lewin On November 1, 2013, the President signed an Executive Order “Preparing the States for the Impacts of Climate Change.”  The Executive Order directs the federal agencies to … Continue reading

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No one ever anticipated that the Mississippi River would run out of water.  It hasn’t, but water levels continue to drop.  While the eyes of the nation are focused on the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy, another crises— the drought … Continue reading

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“There is no food security without water security” – United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization Director    General José Graziano da Silva 2012 was supposed to be a record year for agriculture in America’s heartland.  But not a year of record … Continue reading

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