Hurricane Irene

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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.
Lead author Michael R. Greenberg, a professor at Rutgers' Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, told
Christie has also pulled his state out of a Northeastern regional plan to cut carbon emissions and eliminated the Office
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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My ex-wife Arlene and I have a very good relationship. It is a much better relationship than the one we would have had if we had actually stayed married. I hope my kids can appreciate that fact.
The names for these storms have already been selected. The list of names starts with Andrea and ends with Wendy. This author's
There have been lots of favorable comments like this one from Assemblyman Joe Borelli (R-South Shore): "I was extremely impressed
Recognizing we are lost is key to survival. In the wilderness, it is common to recognize being lost and then frantically
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 recent superstorm, Sandy, has devastated large parts of our city and while we must continue to help those neighborhoods still in need, we also must begin to figure out how we move forward to avoid this large-scale suffering again.
As the news of Sandy's destruction began to surface, I no longer felt bitterness toward my ex. I felt only gratitude.
From the pool report: The White House notes that the president is able to walk and chew gum at the same time. He has called
For the 50 million of us who stood in the path of Sandy and the rest who watched its devastation, isn't it time to ask our leaders how we can avoid a future where Frankenstorms like Sandy become the new normal?