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Video: This Is What the Link Between Climate Change and Joplin Tornadoes Doesn't Look Like

Think climate change is a hoax? Fine. But first watch this video catalog of all the recent "record-breaking" weather events.

A couple weeks ago, we chuckled and cringed and pointed you to 350.org founder Bill McKibben's tongue-in-cheek Op-ed in the Washington Post, "A link between climate change and the Joplin tornadoes? Never!"

Yesterday, Steven Thomson of Plomomedia.com released a video version of the piece that's pretty darn powerful.

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Don't Succumb to Tornado Fatigue: This Historic Disaster Is Still Unfolding

You know of the disasters that struck Tuscaloosa and Joplin. But have you heard of Piedmont, Oklahoma?

This tornado season is one for the ages. Just two days ago, I wrote the following:

It's far from over, and the 2011 tornado season is already the most destructive and deadliest in decades. From April 14 to 16, the largest tornado outbreak in world history tore across the Southeast. Two weeks later, that record was shattered by the April 25-28 Super Outbreak. Then Sunday night, the deadliest single tornado since the 1950s utterly obliterated the small Missouri city of Joplin.

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How Will Rising Seas Impact New York City?

Lower Manhattan, Brooklyn, and much of Long Island are terribly vulnerable to sea level rise and storm surge.

WNYC's Jim O'Grady has a great piece about the potential impacts of sea level rise and more intense storms on New York City. Give it a listen:

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New NASA Images Show Pakistan Still Needs Our Help

Satellite images show that the flood crisis in Pakistan is still far from over-but you can still help.

While it may not be showing up in the "A" section of the newspaper anymore, new satellite images from NASA show that much of Pakistan is still flooded, and the crisis is far from over.

First, here's what the area looks like this time in a "relatively normal" year, from October 11, 2009:

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