Sandy is a storm fed by climate change and rising seas due to the melting of the polar ice cap. And what causes -- and how do we fight -- that? Boy, that's a big topic, but it is certainly not by continuing business as usual.
We must find a way to harness the momentum and the good will generated by this event to address the ever-present needs and problems of the poor in this region. When we call upon the best within us, we have the ability to make a huge difference in the lives of millions.