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With More Natural Disasters, Do You Need More — or Different — Insurance?



 Natural disasters aren’t going away any time soon. In fact, given the increasing effects that climate change is having on the weather, scientists expect the number of natural disasters globally to grow. You only need to review the skyrocketing frequency of hurricanes, cyclones, tornadoes, fires and floods that have destroyed homes and communities in the […]

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Rebuilding Sustainably After Disaster

Rebuild Sustainably After Natural Disasters Strike



If there’s any silver lining in the dark weather clouds hanging over most of the country right now, it’s in the opportunity they’re creating to transform our cities and towns into the energy-saving, water-saving, safe and healthy communities they should be. Greensburg, Kansas provides a perfect example of how a town sheared down to the […]

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We’re Drinking the Same Water as Cleopatra. Is It as Clean?



Did you get a drink or throw in a load of laundry before starting to read this blog, written in honor of Blog Action Day? You probably could have, given the easy access most of us have to clean water. One person of every three on the planet today isn't nearly so fortunate, according to the […]

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