The Global Fight against Climate Change: Know it and Act on it!


Posted by Andreas Klippe | April 6, 2018

In our previous flood safety tip, we talked about the United Nations’ (UN) concern on climate change and the Paris Agreement.

I understand that putting climate change in a global context is something that needs further elaboration. What I mean is, how sure are we that everyone understands the global effort to stop climate change?

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Are we aware that the United Nations are busy working to prevent the rise of global temperature? Are we even aware that the Paris Agreement on Climate Change is just a part of the larger effort to save the earth?
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As a flood safety specialist, there’s one news that shocked me and nearly ruined my week. United Nations Secretary-General Antònio Guterres said that it might be too late to save the world from the devastating effects of climate change.

melting_of_the_arcticIn spite of our efforts to reverse global warming, it might be too late to do such. With or without measures to stop global warming, the Arctic ice will soon melt. | photo credits to https://fee.org

I know what I said was a bit vague. Let me go down into the details.

In a report published on the official website of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Guterres said that, literally, the whole mankind should do something now to hold the reins of climate change. Otherwise, its effect would be almost irreversible.
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Your building’s foundations can be compromised


Posted by Andreas Klippe | March 9, 2018

Rushing floodwaters are a force of nature. Its purpose is only one to go to the path of least resistance going to the lowest part of the ground. Anything that gets in the way are either swept away or go diverted from it. But eventually anything the isn’t anchored is likely to sweep away too. The ground to which it is anchored can be washed away.

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Floodwater current are the most dangerous in the world. Anything can be swept away including vehicles. Even at six inches it can knock a person off his feet due the strength of the current. Given enough time and intensity, it can weaken even the strongest foundation there is.
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Here’s a Proof that Global Warming is Affecting our Weather


Posted by Andreas Klippe | March 5, 2018

Here’s an interesting report from CBC News, posted online on February 14, 2018.

If further proof is needed to convince you that climate change is real, you need to go to Saskatchewan, Canada, where global warming has increased the changes from flooding to drought conditions.

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The place possesses unique weather conditions which quantifies during climate change. The swings indicate that drought and flood cycles are more severe than any other place on earth.
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Protect your Expensive Generators!


Posted by Andreas Klippe | March 2, 2018

Generators are an expensive piece of equipment. They are the back-up power supplies for any kind of establishments, whether for home use or for business. They provide power to the house if a power failure occurs to allow continued operation of an industrial site.

generators_protected_flood_barriersBig generators located at the plants or commercial establishments

Purchasing a generator is a wise investment for hotels, hospitals, shopping malls, big factories and even homes as a backup power in case of failure. Uninterrupted power is vital for the industrial plants.
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