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Hurricane Sandy Climate Change

Hurricane Sandy Hasn't Shifted Climate Narrative

Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Brian Kahn: Click on the search terms to see the corresponding trends analysis. In the year since Hurricane Sandy struc...

Lila Shapiro

Sandy Victim On Bittersweet Homecoming: 'I'm One Of The Lucky Ones' | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.29.2013 | Green

A year after Superstorm Sandy destroyed Pedro Correa’s neighborhood on the southeastern shore of Staten Island, he visited what used to be his home....

How Arctic Ice May Have Influenced Superstorm Sandy

Posted 03.11.2013 | Green

From Andrea Thompson, OurAmazingPlanet Managing Editor: The sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean may not seem to be connected to a hurricane like Supe...

Will Wrigley

Hurricane Sandy Survivors Demand Climate Change Action | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hurricane Sandy survivors and environmental advocates met in front of the White House on Monday to demand action from President Barack O...

New York Will Deal With Sandy 'For Months And Years To Come'

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

At a panel discussion at New York University on December 5, Chelsea Clinton said it was "deeply sobering" that no set of U.S. voters prioritized clima...

Gore Slams Obama On Climate Change In Post-Sandy Speech

Reuters | Posted 02.06.2013 | Green

* Gore says Congress bows to polluters * New York will not retreat from waterfront-Bloomberg By Edith Honan and Hilary R...

Saki Knafo

After Narrowly Surviving Sandy, Conservatives Turn To Government For Help | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.12.2012 | Green

On the southern shore of Staten Island, the remains of a street called Kissam Avenue stretch across the marshland, a trail of ruins leading to the sea...

James Gerken

WATCH: 'Occupy Sandy' | James Gerken | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green

A "guerrilla" documentary film premiere this week tackled the realities of a changing climate one month after Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coas...

Digging Out in New Jersey

Michael Brune | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Michael Brune

Post-Hurricane Sandy, the New Jersey shore resists description. Thousands of homes have been flooded or destroyed. Roads are ripped up. Boats sit incongruously in the middle of side streets or on train tracks. There is no heat, no gas, no power, no water.

Naomi Klein: 'A Very Small Window To Try To Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Leader | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

In the days following Hurricane Sandy, politicians, activists and civilians alike jumped into action on recovery efforts. Local governments brainstorm...

Hurricane Sandy Hints at the Perils of Global Catastrophe

Seth Baum | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Seth Baum

I live in New York City, and I do research on global catastrophes. Hurricane Sandy offers an ominous warning of what could happen if catastrophe were to affect the entire planet.

Will President Obama Seize the Moment for Action on Climate Change?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 01.08.2013 | Green
Kelly Rigg

After a blistering summer, record Arctic sea ice melt and now Hurricane Sandy, let's hope that the president is prepared to turbo-charge the growing momentum for action.

The New Politics of Climate Change

Ken Allen | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Ken Allen

Environmentalists face a much improved political climate following the election, although the climate of Planet Earth will continue to get worse for its human inhabitants. It is of critical importance that we understand what has changed and what has not changed about the politics in which we must engage.

The Name of the Hurricane Is Climate Change

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.06.2013 | Green
Tom Engelhardt

Just like those running asbestos, lead paint, and tobacco companies who knowingly continued to do harm for profit after the scientific verdicts on their products were in, energy executives undoubtedly are more aware of what the burning of fossil fuels actually means than most of the rest of us.

Climate Change Partly To Blame For Hurricane Damage

Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

From Douglas Main, LiveScience Contributor: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Climate change likely made Hurricane Sandy much worse than it otherwise would have ...

Climate Silence Breaks In Sandy's Aftermath

Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

After silence on climate change from both political parties during much of the presidential campaign, a superstorm ravaged the East Coast only days be...

Climate Change Hits Home

Michael Brune | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

By rebuilding my hometown and all of America with smart, clean energy, we will not only curb climate change but also create a safer, healthier, more prosperous and more just society.

Climate Change: Not Up for Debate

Lily Jamali | Posted 01.05.2013 | Green
Lily Jamali

Climate change is real. Slowly, journalists are starting to acknowledge this -- without attribution and without apology. And I hope Sandy serves as a tipping point in the way the mainstream media reports on the link between extreme weather events and climate change.

Romney's Climate Change Brush-Off Highlighted In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

Green advocacy groups on Saturday released an ad reminding voters in Ohio and Virginia that Republican nominee Mitt Romney has mocked President Barack...

Did Obama Finally Catch a Climate Break?

Christopher F. Jones | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Christopher F. Jones

Any bounce for Obama due to perceived linkages between Sandy and climate change is likely a good thing for environmentalists, particularly given that it is coming so close to the election.

Sandy's Climate Conversation

Don Kraus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Don Kraus

Sandy is our wakeup call. Now it's up to all of us -- politicians, the media and you -- to stay awake.

WATCH: Romney vs. Sandy

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

With the damage from Hurricane Sandy still being assessed and states struggling to restore basic services to millions of residents, a new ad from clim...

The Daily Szep- Climate Control

Paul Szep | Posted 01.02.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


In Wake of Superstorm Sandy, Media Connects the Dots on Climate Change

Bob Keefe | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Bob Keefe

Thankfully, responsible media outlets are doing their job. They show us the scenes of devastation and despair caused by extreme weather disasters. They chronicle the undeniable trends in global warming. They explain the facts.

WATCH: Chuck Todd Says Climate Change Behind Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

NBC political director Chuck Todd issued a strong statement on the forces behind Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday, attributing the recent frequency in sev...