Ladakh Floods: A Timeline of Disaster - The Wire

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Extreme environmental events and local economies.

Climate change has occurred and the patterns have varied, but either slowly or rapidly a tipping point is reached, after which massive ecological damage occurs.  Many species go extinct, but those lucky enough to change with the changed environment manage to survive and prosper.  What conclusions should humanity draw?  Climate change is happening and will change local and global weather patterns.  Will large globally centralized economies be able to change rapidly enough?  Would decentralized economies and countries be better able to handle the change?  

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