The Climate Change Refugee Problem, Part II: India

By: Portlight, 5:29 PM GMT on March 31, 2017

This is the second part of a four-part series focusing on Global Climate Change and its impact on human lives and the increasing number of climate change refugees society will have to deal with. In this entry, we will explore India and it's flow of refugees from the rural farmland areas into the larger cities.



In India, where humans have been farming the countryside for a thousand years, the global warming from humans burning fossil fuels has ...

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Evacuation, Exodus and Return: A Personal Encounter With Hurricane Katrina

By: Portlight, 7:17 PM GMT on February 22, 2017

This is the first part of a four-part series focusing on Global Climate Change and its impact on human lives and the increasing number of climate change refugees society will have to deal with. We will discuss the impact of Hurricane Katrina along the Northern Gulf Coast as it affected Hundreds of thousands of American lives in Louisiana and Mississippi directly, and millions of others indirectly. All together, 1.36 million people applied to FEMA for disaster assist...

Introducing a Guest Blogger

By: Portlight, 7:05 PM GMT on January 20, 2017





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We're excited to introduce Anita Cameron as a new Guest Blogger here with us at Portlight.



She is with PIDS, Partnnership for inclusive Disaster Strategies

Emergency Preparedness: Vital Necessity or Expression of Privilege?

Jan 20, 2017 -- Posted by : ACameron

As I hear of recent and impending disasters and assess my, and my household's state of preparedness, I...

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Introducing a Guest Blogger

By: Portlight, 7:03 PM GMT on January 20, 2017





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We're excited to introduce Anita Cameron as a new Guest Blogger here with us at Portlight.



She is with PIDS, Partnnership for inclusive Disaster Strategies

Emergency Preparedness: Vital Necessity or Expression of Privilege?

Jan 20, 2017 -- Posted by : ACameron

As I hear of recent and impending disasters and assess my, and my household's state of preparedness, I...

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Portlight 2016 Year in Review

By: Portlight, 7:35 PM GMT on December 21, 2016





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Today we take a look back at 2016.

It was a challenging year for the entire Portlight community as disaster affected many.

We will begin with the mission to help a portlight family member and a wunderground.com blog moderator.

"Here at Portlight, we sometimes come across individual stories of those who need the love and efforts of others.

This is one."

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The views of the author are his/her own and do not necessarily represent the position of The Weather Company or its parent, IBM.

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