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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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  • Climate change is here, now. Will the world act?

     Climate change is here, now. Will the world act?
    There's a new tone in the latest report on climate change from the United Nations' expert organization on the subject. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change doesn't just forecast the usual sweeping changes that are likely to occur as the planet warms, the kinds of warnings the public has heard (and often ignored) for decades. The report released Sunday goes further by pointing out alarming signs of what is happening already. In a rational world, it would be more than enough to propel world leaders into action.
  • Climate change is felt globally and risks are rising, U.N. panel says

    Climate change is felt globally and risks are rising, U.N. panel says
    Climate change is already affecting every continent and ocean, posing immediate and growing risks to people, an international panel of scientists warned Monday. The longer society delays steps to cut the release of planet-warming greenhouse gases, the...

    Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute

    Chris Christie lawyers clear him, blame aides in bridge dispute
    Lawyers hired by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have cleared him of wrongdoing in the massive traffic jam at the foot of the George Washington Bridge, concluding that it was just one more “crazy idea” by one of Christie’s loyalists,...

    Want to buy in a flood-prone area and still get insurance? Thank Uncle Sam.

    Want to buy in a flood-prone area and still get insurance? Thank Uncle Sam.
    We all — well, most of us — know that global warming means a higher risk of coastal flooding, particularly in low-lying areas susceptible to increasingly intense storm systems. Yet President Obama signed a bill last week that rolls back...

    Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013

    Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013
    The government shutdown in October was largely to blame for a 3% drop in visitors to America's national parks in 2013, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service. The country's 401 parks, historic sites and recreation areas...