Climate scientists have been predicting more intense seasonal temperature variations and storms for several years now and recent winter ice storms in the deep south of the US, as well as ‘super storm’ Sandy, seem to lend much credence to this forecasting. And although this past hurricane season was less than spectacular — discounting Sandy, […]
Browsing the "Sandy" Tag
After covering environmental research and science for the past 7 years I’ve come to believe that there needs to be more focus shone on a holistic response to environmental crises. In the wake of the flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy, Governor Andrew Cuomo and other officials called for the building of storm surge barriers to protect […]
This is a fun one: Think any of the few remaining global warming deniers got the message this time around?
There’s been considerable press on the aftermath and economic impact of hurricane Sandy (and no doubt more to come following the ‘nor’easter’ that just hit the east coast) including data on estimated reconstruction costs by various states. But here now is the newest summary (infographic) on “Frankenstorm” Sandy’s impact with comparison data to other devastating […]
Following up on the 7 Sandy image–quote combos I shared yesterday, here are 17 more: I hear the estimate is now at $50 billion.
NJ Republican Governor Chris Christie: Nothing But Praise For Obama Support, Doesn't "Give A Damn" About Romney Photo Op
This video below is awesome on a few levels. For one, New Jersey’s Republican Governor Chris Christie completely sticks it to Fox News, nails Fox News correspondents like the morons they are, for bringing up a potential Romney photo op in the wake of Hurricane Sandy devastating the state. This is what everyone should […]
Mitt Romney made a big joke during the Republican national convention about Obama’s efforts to address climate change, and the crowd loved it. He then made the note that he was going to “help you and your family” — very contradictory statements there. As is evident with this freak storm Sandy, addressing global warming […]
For what may be the first time in history, a climate disaster has hit a populated area with enough advance warning that the Internet was able to quickly kick into gear and prepare: everything from Twitter-hashtags to Google Docs peppered the Internet in preparation of the big storm.