Tag Archives: Global Warming And The Bible

Floodwaters Cut Off Dirranbandi

Dirranbandi in Queensland’s southern inland is cut off by floodwaters, but locals say the levees are holding and the town is in no danger. Premier Anna Bligh has confirmed that food drops are on the way.

Climate Cost Greater Than Feared

MADRID (AFP) – British economist Nicholas Stern said the price of fighting climate change is now higher than he estimated in a 2006 study that earned him a 400,000-euro (530,000) Spanish award on Friday. Stern won the BBVA Foundation award

Record Floods Devastate Victoria

Dozens of Victorian towns are preparing for record-breaking flood peaks, after communities were swamped by swollen rivers yesterday. So far 13,000 properties across Victoria have been flooded and 3,000 people have been forced to abandon their homes.

Brazil Floods: Mass Grave Prepared

Teresopolis. As night fell, barefoot volunteers dragged a generator and stadium lights into a town cemetery, where nearly 200 freshly dug graves lay open like wounds in the red clay soil, waiting for the hundreds killed by torrential rains. Funerals

2.5 Million Somalis Are Starving

Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has asked for immediate international support for the nearly 2.5 million Somalis who are starving due to a severe drought. “Unless we will have immediate support, international support, definitely there will be a catastrophic

47 Dead in Philippine Floods

MANILA (AFP) – More than two weeks of heavy rains have left at least 47 people dead from flash floods and landslides in the Philippines, according to the government. Monsoon rains have battered parts of the country since December 29,

More Floods Threaten Victoria

Brisbane, Australia. Heavy rain prompted new flood warnings in Australia even as thousands of volunteers cleaned up the gooey mess coating homes and streets in its third-largest city on Saturday. Four states had flood warnings due to overflowing rivers and

Germany Shuts Another 934 Farms

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s dioxin-tainted food scandal widened Saturday, as authorities banned another 934 farms from selling eggs, poultry and pork after finding out that one company had hidden its

Floodwaters Killing 1,000’s of Fish

The massive amounts of floodwater entering Moreton Bay in Queensland has caused thousands of fish to die. All beaches on the Redcliffe Peninsula have been shut due to dead fish and debris washing ashore.

5.5 Quake Hits Sumatra No Tsunami

Jakarta – An undersea earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale was recorded just off the coast of the island of Sumatra Saturday evening. The U. S. Geological Survey recorded the earthquake at 11:26 pm local time (4:26 pm GMT)