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Extreme Rain & Climate Collapse

Alex Smith | 22.09.2013 05:58 | Climate Chaos | Ecology | Energy Crisis

Remember the UK floods, plus Germany and Eastern Europe? Now extreme rainfall events have hit Asia and the U.S. In Colorado, one year's worth of rain fell in 24 hours. Carolyn Baker reports from Boulder. Could these repeated hits take down the economy world-wide? Radio Ecoshock 130925

After a quick update on Fukushima reactor site hit by typhoon, we open with one of the big stories of 2013, the unbelievable tropical-style rains that flooded Boulder Colorado and points north. More than a foot of rain in 24 hours in some places, in an area that doesn't get that much in the average year.

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The Boulder story has everything - climate change, the way higher energy costs to rebuild could break budgets, and lessons in how unprepared we all are. Could the triple punch of climate, economic woes and escalating energy be the pathway toward the collapse of industrial civilization?

Then: Dan Imhoff is known for large-scale books, like CAFO the tragedy of industrial animal farming. Now he's out with a new album of vision called "Agraria".

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