Top 10 natural disasters in a most disastrous year

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Hurricanes and cyclones killed nearly 85,000 people this year

More than 220,000 people died in 2008 as a result of natural disasters, making it one of the deadliest and costliest disaster years in history. This was also the 10th warmest year since records began in 1850.

If you won’t listen to me when I tell you to get ready for the coming global climate change cataclysm, will you at least listen to your insurance company?

The world’s second largest insurer, Munich Re, blames climate change for the disasters. They’ve compiled this list of the Top 10 Natural Catastrophes for the year.

With billions of dollars worth of losses on the line, Munich Re is preparing for the cataclysm both within their business and in the global political debate:

“We – as a company – press for effective and binding rules on CO2 emissions, so that climate change is curbed and future generations do not have to live with weather scenarios that are difficult to control.”

They’ll do it for money. Will do it to save your life?

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3 Responses to Top 10 natural disasters in a most disastrous year

  1. joghurt hat keine gräten

  2. Cool site, love the info.

  3. Global Environmental ethics have subservient to the profit optimization at he cost of nature as well as human, because the whole world ruling elite have popularized the Adam Smithen sociology. which holds that man is selfish by nature while man is really a Bio- Social phenomenon. moreover, the conception that Man is a supreme phenomenon, actuality he is part of nature. Capital is the base of society, capital is a medium of exchange while natural resources and human resources are the real capital. these are bed-rock of whole world human community. without nature and man nothing is possible. With regards Roop Chand

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