With climate change, ‘once-in-a-lifetime storm’ is the new normal – The GroundTruth Project

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With climate change, ‘once-in-a-lifetime storm’ is the new normal – The GroundTruth Project

The Carolinas are bracing for an onslaught of heavy and prolonged rainfall and life-threatening storm surges as Hurricane Florence closes in on the Southeast coast.

A mother holds her baby in the Philippines, where climate change is driving waves of human trafficking. (Photo by Hannah Reyes Morales/GroundTruth)

“Disaster is at the doorstep and is coming in,” said North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper.

The fierce Category 4 hurricane is expected to reach sustained winds of up to 130 mph, potentially dumping more than 3 feet of water over several days and causing 13-feet storm surges in what is projected to be the strongest storm to hit in the region in decades.

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Texas CPS Drops Appeal in Mason Bright Case

May 18, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization Texas Child Protective Services has dropped its appeal of a $127,000 sanctions case against it (Houston Chronicle, 5/16/19).  I first wrote about the case here. Last July, little Mason Bright, then five months old, fell forward and hit his Read More

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Minnesota: Anti-Shared Parenting Forces Still Have Nothing to Say

May 17, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization The same article I wrote about yesterday goes on from Scott Vogel’s story about spending $130,000 and three years of his life trying to get more than about 14% parenting time with his son and daughter (KARE11, 5/14/19).  Read More

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Minnesota: Fit Father Shoved to the Sidelines

May 16, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization Here’s a balanced and informative article on the push for shared parenting in Minnesota (KARE11, 5/14/19).  NPO’s good friend, the redoubtable Molly Olson has been battling the state legislature on behalf of shared parenting for well over a Read More