In the face of Trump's inaction, dozens sign Brewery Climate Declaration.
New Yorker Peter Lopez, who takes office Oct. 10, has his work cut out for him. He earns high marks from an EPA predecessor.
Late last month, a stalled weather front dumped more than 13.5 inches of rain in a few hours on Long Island, flooding over 1,000 homes and businesses, opening massive sinkholes, and forcing hundreds to evacuate. That's almost as much rain as Long Island typically gets in an entire summer.
Greenberg said public support for mitigation efforts has likely increased because of the recent storms. But as time passes
"Future climate change may also lead to sea level rise which could lead to more frequent and extensive flooding," the plan
Is climate change too much of a psychological challenge for the president? Is it simply too much for him to confront the near-almighty power of the fossil fuel industry and the Republican (and some Democratic) politicians who are that industry's acolytes?
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The "Mission" sounds simple enough: "to conduct tropical storm reconnaissance." _._ (The Atlantic hurricane region includes
Hurricane Sandy survivors: How are you managing the aftermath of the biggest storm in our nation's history, with costs now
Pundits reflected on whether Hurricane Sandy was the tipping point, the catastrophe that would put the environment back on the table -- pointedly after a presidential election where there was no debate on climate change. Could this latest occurrence be a wake-up call?
Many on the east coast have discovered with Sandy -- and one year ago, with Irene -- what New Orleanians already know: Evacuations are expensive and stressful. They are no holiday for the fleeing residents.
I lived in New Orleans during the early 1980s, and people got so complacently used to the threat of hurricanes out in the Gulf that they gave "hurricane parties" when the waters started to brew up their own hot madness each year. But this was no party in New York. This was déjà vu all over again.
The pool report noted that the president did not answer questions about growing frustrations among those affected by the