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Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change


Ramez Naam


Ethical Technology

October 31, 2012

Hurricane Sandy fizzled out over Quebec Wednesday morning, leaving a trail of devastation along the US East Coast and into southern Ontario. As I write this, Sandy’s death toll stands at 132 people – 71 in the Caribbean and 61 in the United States. Since making landfall in the US, it flooded the New York City subway system, left 8 million people without electricity (6.5 million of whom still lack it), destroyed the Atlantic City boardwalk, and shut down the New York Stock Exchange for 2 days.  Estimates of its economic damage are up to $50 billion, making it the 2nd most expensive storm in US history, after Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans.


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Posted by Intomorrow  on  11/01  at  09:10 PM

The following is what we can expect next spring; the clip becomes more horrifying as it advances:

http://video.search.yahoo.com/video/play;_ylt=A2KLqIFFG5NQRgUAGHH7w8QF;_ylu=X3oDMTBrc3VyamVwBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdmlkBHZ0aWQD?p=tuscaloosa+tornado+raw&vid=8F6EB7CAD9E81A253A708F6EB7CAD9E81A253A70&l=&turl=http://ts3.mm.bing.net/th?id=V.4983945231532318&pid=15.1&rurl=http://www.vxv.com/video/2hUcoDFlHEmt/tuscaloosa-tornado-unedited-raw-version-4-27-11.html&tit=Tuscaloosa+Tornado+-+Unedited+Raw+Version+-+4/27/11&c=2&sigr=12qmp7h5b&&tt;=b






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