Features related to hurricane sandy

The Empire State Building and large portions of midtown Manhattan are seen without power as a result of Hurricane Sandy. October 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
October 29, 2013 | Blog

Sandy was a wake-up call on how climate change will increasingly affect communities along coastlines. But are we ready for the next disaster? Continue reading

Still from 350.org video.
August 27, 2013 | BillBoard

350.org, an environmental activist group, suggests naming disastrous storms after the politicians who prevent congressional action on climate change. Continue reading

July 11, 2013 | Blog

Studying changes in our planet’s climate by decade, instead of year by year, reveals unprecedented spikes in temperature and precipitation. Continue reading

FILE - This Oct. 30, 2012 aerial file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows flooding on the New Jersey shoreline caused by Superstorm Sandy. The unprecedented storm surge caused by the storm caused the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to increase the number of storm surge forecasters at the National Hurricane Center starting with the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season. They will also provide potential storm surge hazards at least 48 hours before the onset of tropical storm or gale-force winds. (AP Photo/U.S. Air Force, Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen, File)
June 24, 2013 | Blog

Extreme weather claimed more than 300 lives and cost Americans billions making it the second-most expensive expensive year for natural disasters on record. Continue reading

Mideast Qatar Climate Talks Doha
December 3, 2012 | Blog
This year's UN Climate Summit in Doha, Qatar represents another lost opportunity for global action to reduce carbon emissions and slow global warming.
November 16, 2012

Watch how Occupy Sandy and other community organizations are helping some of New York’s most vulnerable residents in the wake of the superstorm. Continue reading

Raymond Palermo wears a protective mask as he helps to remove debris from his cousin's electronics store on Mermaid Avenue in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy in the Coney Island section of the Brooklyn borough of New York. October 2012. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 16, 2012

Although Hurricane Sandy made her way up the East Coast over two months ago, many are still dealing with the devastation the superstorm left behind. Continue reading

November 15, 2012

The Shock Doctrine author Naomi Klein joins Bill to discuss hurricanes, climate change and democracy. Continue reading

Voters wait in line outside of a tent serving as a polling site in the Midland Beach section of Staten Island, New York because the original voting station was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. November 2012. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig).
November 6, 2012

New Yorkers head to the polls, some in tents or in the dark. Continue reading

Voters arrive and depart during early voting at a polling place at the Wicomico County Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury, Md. October 2012. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 3, 2012 | Blog
With candidates in the final push to win over swing voters in key states, it's easy to forget that many Americans have already voted.