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Venice is flooded right now and it looks miserable

Rising tides and rain in Venice are flooding the city, and hotels are giving guests knee-high rubber boots so they can slosh their way from one tourist attraction to another.

From Yahoo News:

The high water, known locally as “acqua alta”, was amusing for tourists and a nuisance for residents going about their business, but levels ...

Noah’s Ark owners sue over water damage

The owners of the Williamstown, Kentucky creationist theme park Ark Encounter, home to a 510 foot long model of the biblical Noah's Ark, are suing their insurance carriers for not covering $1 million in damages caused by heavy rain. From Lex18:

According to the suit, heavy rains caused a landslide and some structural support damage ...

Wow: U.S. gov’t warns there’s a spring flood risk for two-thirds of the Lower 48

03.23.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In Nebraska and Iowa there's a brown sea where there should be homes, roads, gas stations, and open country.  Historic floods have deluged vast swaths of the Midwest — even flooding a third of the U.S. Air Force base that houses the nation... ...

Flooding in Venice put three-quarters of the city underwater

Venice, Italy was hit with a storm that put three-quarters of the city under water.

Although flooding is common in Venice, they haven't experienced flooding to this degree since 2008, according to CBS. The water level rose to five feet before receding. These videos show the magnitude of the flood.

Worst flood in ...

Climate change is AWOL in America’s political debates

There is no political issue more pressing than the official inaction on climate change. With time running out to avert hundreds of millions of deaths and global migration, food, disease, and water chaos, with 73% of US voters believing in climate change (albeit with a mere 57% Read the rest

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