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Global initiatives to prevent climate change

Dear Sir, Climate change is one of the most critical global challenges of our times. Recent events have emphatically demonstrated our growing vulnerability to climate...

What is climate change?

What is climate change? The planet's climate has constantly been changing over geological time. The global average temperature today is about 15C, though geological evidence...

Tornado Safety

Do you live in a place where tornadoes happen frequently? (A special map of the United States may help you answer this question.) If you are...

How to Stay Safe During a Tornado

Every year, around 1,200 tornadoes hit the United States, destroying everything in their path. They can form almost anywhere, in any season, and bring with...

Staying Safe in a Tornado

To stay safe during a tornado, prepare a plan and an emergency kit, stay aware of weather conditions during thunderstorms, know the best places...

WIND SAFETY OF THE BUILDING ENVELOPE

INTRODUCTION WITHIN THIS PAGE Introduction Description Fundamentals Applications Details Emerging Issues Relevant Codes and Standards Additional Resources The high-wind performance of office building envelopes has historically...