November 2, 2010

Tropical Storm Tomas Threatens Haiti Hurricane

So far Haiti hasn't been troubled by the 2010 hurricane season, but unfortunately it looks as though that is about to change.  As you can tell from his name, this year there have already been a lot of tropical storms in the Atlantic before Tomas.  Up to now they have all somehow managed to avoid Haiti:

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September 22, 2010

Terribly Troubling Times in Haiti

According to YAHOO! news last month:

A U.S.-based think tank is painting a grim picture of the earthquake recovery effort in Haiti, adding its voice to widespread accusations of ineffectual local leadership.

James Dobbins, a former U.S. special envoy to Haiti and director of the RAND International Security and Defense Policy Center said that:

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February 17, 2010

Haiti Homeless Demand Shelter

The chart below shows month to month variations in the climate at Port au Prince, the capital of earthquake stricken Haiti.  Look carefully at the dark green "precipitation" graph:

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti Climate graph contributed by

The month of January when the earthquake hit is the driest of the year. By the time May arrives average rainfall is seven times as much.

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January 14, 2010

Haiti Suffers Again

Update 11:35 GMT on January 20th 2010

Haiti just endured another aftershock. This one was apparently 5.9 on the moment magnitude scale.

Synchronicity struck at the opening of the Art, Ecology and the Economy exhibition at CCANW. Several musicians from South West England have now donated a track to our forthcoming "Water Connects Us" album in aid of Haiti:

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August 23, 2009

Hurricane Bill Heads for South West England

Hurricane Bill, the first of the 2009 Atlantic season, has already got surfers in the eastern United States excited.  Over here in South West England we're eagerly watching the current predictions:

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September 17, 2008

Hurricane Hanna Helps Out in Our EcoDriving Video

The remnants of Hurricane Hanna arrived on the shores of South West England last weekend. Hanna still packed a bit of a punch, as you can see in this video that we shot at Woolacombe on Sunday:

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