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Latest Threats

These Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

7/18/19 Perspective Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Two years ago, researchers Billy Rios and Jonathan Butts discovered disturbing vulnerabilities in Medtronic’s popular MiniMed and MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump lines. An attacker...

New Sensor Improves Earthquake Response Efforts

7/18/19 Earthquake Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments The recent massive southern California earthquakes shut down Ridgecrest Regional Hospital throughout the 4 July holiday weekend while the tiny town of Ridgecrest assessed the damages. A...

Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S.

7/18/19 Droughts Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Climate change is amplifying the intensity and likelihood of heatwaves during severe droughts in the southern plains and southwest United States, according to a new study by a University of...

Rising seas: to keep humans safe, let nature shape the coast

by | Feb 11, 2019 | Current Threats

2/7/19

Coastal peril

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mso-bidi-font-family:”Times New Roman””>Even under the most conservative climate change scenarios, sea levels 30cm higher than at present seem all but certain on much of the U.K.’s coast by the end of this century. Depending on emission scenarios, sea levels one meter higher than at present by 2100 are also plausible.

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Source: http://www.homelandsecuritynewswire.com/dr20190207-rising-seas-to-keep-humans-safe-let-nature-shape-the-coast

These Hackers Made an App That Kills to Prove a Point

7/18/19 Perspective Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Two years ago, researchers Billy Rios and Jonathan Butts discovered disturbing vulnerabilities in Medtronic’s popular MiniMed and MiniMed Paradigm insulin pump lines. An attacker...

Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S.

7/18/19 Droughts Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments Climate change is amplifying the intensity and likelihood of heatwaves during severe droughts in the southern plains and southwest United States, according to a new study by a University of...

Raising Tough Questions about Retreat from Rising Seas

7/18/19 Managed coastal retreat Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments As the global thermostat climbs and polar ice melts, the oceans are swelling and swallowing up coastlines. By some calculations, rising seas could displace 13 million...