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Ice Storms – Storm Preparedness Checklist

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • April 14, 2018

​How to Prepare for an Ice Storm ​If you would like to skip right to the action list, ​​then scroll down to the ​Winter Storm Preparedness Checklist, below the ​intro. ​Montreal Ice Storm of 1998 & Ice Storm of 2013 ​Do you remember the Montreal Ice Storm of 1998 or...

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Preparing for Winter Storms & Extreme Cold, Part Two; 8 Less Known Tips to Thrive

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • January 6, 2018

​ ​As I write this post, a HUGE winter ​"Bomb Cyclone" is walloping the east coast of North America, extreme cold blankets the continent and it is snowing in North Carolina and Florida.In this post (part two), I share some less common tips and things to consider in preparing for...

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10 Lessons We Can All Learn From The Recent String of Natural Disasters…

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • October 13, 2017

​I had the great fortune of conducting an interview with Emily Ruff from the Florida School of Holistic Living and the Herbal Action Network. Emily was in Orlando, Florida during Hurricane Irma. We spoke in the days before the storm and again the week after about her lessons in disaster...

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Part 2 – Learning from Hurricane Irma & Harvey – Preparing for Climate Change

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • September 13, 2017

What can we learn from Natural Disasters such as Hurricane Irma & Harvey to be better prepared for Climate Change? ​Click here if you missed part 1 with Lessons 1 - 3 Lesson #4 - Don’t assume the government and emergency services will be there to help you - In...

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6 Lessons from Hurricane Irma & Harvey in Preparing for Natural Disasters & Climate Change

  • By Chris Gilmour
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  • September 5, 2017

Want the key points? - Scroll to the 6 -  "What We Can Do Now.." Sections  As I write this, my Facebook feed and every major news station is full of stories of all the "extreme" weather events happening simultaneously around the world. Hurricane Irma & Hurricane Harvey have just...

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