Stories tagged with Hurricane Sandy


Cities in the age of climate consequences: ‘Carbon Zero,’ chapter 1

A worldwide transition to a climate-balanced global economy lies completely within our reach. How can that be? The answer sits right where we live.

Climate & Energy

Sandy-battered neighborhood gives thanks for solar [VIDEO]

When the electric utility failed, solar power stepped in to keep the lights on for Thanksgiving.

Climate & Energy

Why President Obama should keep his promise to tackle climate change

Hurricane Sandy gave us a big, fat, election-season wake-up call on the climate. The president says he got the message. Now it’s time for action.


Former ‘Miss Subways’ beauty queens unite for Sandy relief

They're no longer young, but they're still proud New Yorkers.


New York Gov. Cuomo: ‘We will lead on climate change’

Post-Sandy, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for big-scale action to prepare for future storms and reduce energy use.

Climate & Energy

Al Gore calls on Barack Obama to ‘act boldly’ on climate change

The former vice president and climate champion urges Obama to immediately begin pushing for a carbon tax.


New York’s bikeshare takes another hit, this time from Sandy

Will the ill-fated program ever start renting bikes? Well, yes. But, man, it's been slow.

Budweiser provided canned water for Sandy victims

This was particularly nice of them because it's so easy to make water jokes about their beer.

Scientists can use satellites to track how much raw sewage Sandy deposited in our waterways

Satellites are letting scientists know what happened to all the sewage from Hurricane Sandy. Which we need to know about, even though it's uh, crappy news.