Bloomberg: Post-Sandy NYC will lead climate change battle"We cannot solve the problems associated with climate change alone here in New York City, but I think it's fair to say we can lead the way," Bloomberg said during his speech, which was broadcast on local news channel NY1.
Poll: Voters Don't Blame Hurricane Sandy on Climate ChangeVoters don't think climate change caused Hurricane Sandy, but are more concerned about global warming than they were three years ago, according to a poll released Wednesday by Quinnipiac University.
Most New Yorkers Think Climate Change Caused Hurricane, Poll FindsBy THOMAS KAPLAN. Published: December 3, 2012. New York State voters overwhelmingly say they believe that Hurricane Sandy demonstrated the effects of climate change, according to a poll released Monday by Siena College. Enlarge This Image ...
Rebuilding Cities After Sandy: Three Keys to Climate ResilienceAs negotiators in Doha move toward a new global climate agreement this week, politicians and planners in the United States are still busy absorbing the lessons of Hurricane Sandy. With half of all Americans living near the ocean, ... and municipal ...
Hurricane Sandy Climate Change Connection Looms Large Over UN ...The impact of Hurricane Sandy looms large over the latest United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, a two-week conference already in progress in Doha, Qatar.
HURRICANE SANDY: Making believers in climate changeA post-election survey of voters found that a majority of Americans understand Hurricane Sandy was made worse by climate change. The survey also found strong majorities of voters connecting climate change to the record high summer temperatures ...
Hurricane Sandy, climate change and capitalist crisisA crisis arising out of a major natural disaster tends to reveal a society's strengths and weaknesses, values and priorities, and forms of organization.
Cornell Expert: Climate Change the Driver Behind Extreme Winters, SuperstormGreene, who is attending the two-week United Nations climate talks in Doha, Qatar, comments on the links between shrinking polar ice sheets, extreme winter weather and devastating superstorms such as Hurricane Sandy. Greene says: "The recent ...
Princeton researchers warn climate change will bring more big storms like ...Enlarge Michael Mancuso/The Times Ning Lin, a Princeton University researcher who is among several interviewed for a story on whether Hurricane Sandy has the potential to kick-start meaningful action on climate change. Michael Mancuso/The Times ...
Column: Obama's chance to change (political) climateThe deadly hurricane, devastating drought and 332 consecutive months of above-average global temperatures are just the sort of conditions they say will accompany global warming.
Did Hurricane Sandy Send a Climate Warning?Hurricane Sandy was the latest severe storm to batter the northeastern United States, disrupting power, communication and transportation and causing billions of dollars in damage.
Sandy shows costs of climate changeAmerica is not prepared for a changing climate. Hurricane Sandy vividly demonstrated this by cutting off our greatest city, sending half of Manhattan into darkness, and turning the boardwalks and houses of JerseyShore into matchsticks.
Senate panel Democrats bash climate change deniersSenate Democrats used an emotionally charged hearing Thursday on the effects of Hurricane Sandy to make an aggressive attack on climate change deniers in and out of Congress. At a Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing featuring ...
Climate Change This Week: Freaky Fracking, the Solar Sell, and More!Heavens, do you really think that the costs of fossil fuels are just those listed on those charts in that BI article? Why don't you add the estimated $42 billion of damage from the climate-change-enhanced Hurricane Sandy to them? Or the added health ...
Sandy and beyondThe same professionals, the meteorologists who so skillfully helped people prepare for hurricane Sandy, are deeply concerned about climate change. In an August statement by the American Meteorological Society, they tell us: "Warming of the climate ...
Powerful Hurricanes Such As Sandy and 'Black Swan' Storms Could Alter US ...Scientists and meteorologists examining data from Hurricane Sandy think the massive super-storm that caused widespread devastation from North Carolina to New York City in October could be a harbinger of changes for the U.S.
2012 one of the most active hurricane seasonsThe underestimate can be blamed on El Niño, or rather, the lack of El Niño, Gerry Bell, the lead hurricane season forecaster at NOAA's Climate Prediction Center, told OurAmazingPlanet in October, when Hurricane Sandy formed. Forecasters predicted that ...
Global Climate Change: Preparing for World War IIIHurricane Sandy was an impressive event but probably not sufficient to move Americans to make the sacrifices necessary to curtail global climate change. It's likely that 113th Congress will provide the funds necessary to repair the damage from Sandy ...
MY TAKE — Sandy's climate change reminderIt was a month after I wrote about climate change for this page that Hurricane Sandy barreled through the East Coast, sending huge storm surges into homes along the coast, knocking down trees and power lines, and killing nearly 100 people.
Climate Change Activists Project Hurricane Sandy Images Onto Gas StationThe Exxon Mobil station on 2nd Street and Avenue C became an impromptu movie theater last night, as a coalition of climate-change activists projected a short film about Hurricane Sandy recovery onto the wall above it. Josh Fox, one of the filmmakers ...