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Superstorm Sandy

Paul Barrett Discusses His Bloomberg Businessweek Cover Story, "It's Global Warming, Stupid"

Democracy Now! | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Democracy Now!

The link between climate change and the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy across much of the Northeast was brought into focus Thursday when New ...

Will Superstorm Sandy Finally Silence the Climate Science Deniers?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

Enough with the lies, distortions, and misinformation on this topic. Can we all agree to face reality and accept that global climate patterns have shifted?

In Sandy's Wake, New York's Landscape of Inequity Revealed

Michelle Chen | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Michelle Chen

New York will survive Sandy, but so will the city's persistent inequalities and environmental precarity. So when the electricity comes back on, working people should understand that before the next crisis hits, they need to leverage the devastation to generate new political and economic power.

Christie Ruffles Feathers With High Demands After Disaster

Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

By DAVID PORTER AND GEOFF MULVIHILL, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOONACHIE, N.J. — In a whirlwind of post-storm decisions that might ruffle some feather...

A Presidential Debate on Climate, Science and Hurricane Sandy (VIDEO)

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Science issues like climate change are coming to influence every aspect of life and policy making with increasing urgency. (Witness Hurrican Sandy and its lost lives and tens of billions of dollars in wreckage.) It's high time that candiates for the presidency and Congress participate in a debate dedicated to these topics.

GPS -- Please Guide Me to NYC!

SidneyAnne Stone | Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living
SidneyAnne Stone

It is an incredible thing to feel that unconditional love and support from people all around the world. It reminds us of our common bond -- our basic humanity.

Mitt Romney Heckler: 'End Climate Silence!'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

A heckler interrupted Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney during a rally Thursday in Virginia Beach, Va., shouting "climate change caused Sand...

LOOK: Sandy's 'Catastrophic, Pure Devastation' To Schools

Posted 11.01.2012 | Education

Schools in New York City and neighboring districts are closed for the rest of the week as city officials work to get things back to normal after Hurri...

Jeffrey Young

Drugstores Struggle To Fill Prescriptions In Areas Hard-Hit By Hurricane Sandy | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

Hundreds of drugstores across New York and New Jersey remain closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as pharmacists, corporate chains, independent ...

Lynne Peeples

Hurricane Sandy May Have Spared Fracking Operations, But Toxic Concerns Remain | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

Residents living in the Marcellus Shale region of Pennsylvania are breathing a cautious sigh of relief in the wake of superstorm Sandy, but remain con...

What To Do If Hurricane Sandy Ruined Your Wedding Plans

Anja Winikka | Posted 01.01.2013 | Weddings
Anja Winikka

Sometimes no matter how much you plan, the unexpected may thwart your wedding plans. Take for example the historically massive and destructive hurricane Sandy, which hit the East Coast from Virginia to Connecticut on Monday and Tuesday.

Former Dem Gov: 'Can We Get Some More Chris Christies Up In Here?'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, a self-described "die-hard Democrat," praised New Jersey Governor Chris Christie for his actions after Hur...

Bloomberg: NYC Death Toll Rises To 37

Reuters | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK, Nov 1 (Reuters) - At least 37 people have been killed in New York City due to the massive storm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thu...

I Was 38 Weeks Pregnant During The Superstorm

Ilana Wiles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Ilana Wiles

I am not one to blow things out of proportion, but there is something about being 38 weeks pregnant during a natural disaster that made my brain jump straight from hurricane to "end of the world."

Pondering the Light and "Dark Side" of How We Work

Lisa Levey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Lisa Levey

Far too rarely do we step back to contemplate what's not working with our modern work norms or how we could work not just differently, but better. Could we seek to work with greater focus and attention when we are working rather than with partial focus while we're doing everything else?

Term 2: Obama On the Verge

William Bradley | Posted 01.01.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

It may be that the superstorm is the finishing factor in this race. Finishing as in putting finishing touches on Obama's re-election, along with his powerful ground operation.

Uber Rethinks New York 'Surge Pricing,' But Doubles Driver Pay

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.02.2012 | Technology

With New York City's public transit system crippled by flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy and taxicabs in high demand, Uber is trying to make itself i...

Bianca Bosker

Help! Storm Forces 20-Somethings To Live With, Talk To Parents | Bianca Bosker | Posted 11.02.2012 | Parents

Parents in New York City are discovering what it ultimately takes to get their 20-something children to come over for a nice quiet evening at home: th...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Shows Explosion, Blackout

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

The Hurricane Sandy time-lapse video has finally arrived. We watched an Irene time-lapse last year, but it's safe to say that this video, created by S...

New York Schools Closed For Remainder Of Week After Superstorm

Posted 12.31.2012 | Education

New York City schools will remain closed through the remainder of the week in the days following the passage of Superstorm Sandy through the country's...

How Global Warming Might Have Made Hurricane Sandy Worse

Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: As officials begin the arduous task of pumping corrosive seawater out of New York City’s subway system an...

Colleges Throughout The East Coast See Destruction On Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

With the worst of Superstorm Sandy in the past, colleges in heavily-populated states along the east coast are struggling to get things back to normal....

What Sandy Is Costing The Entertainment Industry

Posted 10.31.2012 | Entertainment

The economic losses from Hurricane Sandy are projected to be enormous. And with theater closings, cancellations, and production schedule interruptions...

FEMA Administrator Responds To Michael Brown's Criticism

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate dismissed criticisms of President Barack Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy lobbed by Michael Brown, who oversaw the ...

Obama, Romney Tread Carefully After Storm

Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER AND CHARLES BABINGTON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama put campaign battleground travel on hold to tour...