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Hurricane Sandy impacts on Oceanside, NY by Barnard Blogger Maggie Paul

Nearly 5 years ago, Hurricane Sandy gained momentum across the Atlantic and eventually devastated many coastal cities, including my hometown Oceanside, NY. Governor Cuomo estimated New York State damages at $41.9 Billion. Hurricane Sandy was later deemed the largest and most powerful hurricane to have ever formed in the Atlantic Basin.  The World Resources Institute

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Our Take: The Sea Level Rise & Coal Connection by ClimateYou’s George Ropes

Significant sea level rise (SLR) is inevitable. Whatever scenario plays out, we’ll have to take steps to mitigate and adapt to more coastal flooding and higher storm surges. The latest projections, based on new understanding of the potential impact of melting in Antarctica, suggest oceans will rise by 1.3 meters (4′ 3″) by 2100 even

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OUR TAKE: Playing Both Sides of the Fossil Fuel Fence

A new report of how G20 Governments are pouring more funds into fossil fuels has just appeared on the Oil Change International site.  Oil Change International is a research, communication, and advocacy organization that exposes the true costs of fossil fuels and seeks to facilitate future transitions towards clean energy. Science has overwhelmingly shown that preventing

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