Stories tagged with Hurricane Sandy

Cities

New York City cancels marathon in light of Sandy’s devastation

Sandy devastation forces officials to cancel one of the city's premier athletic events -- and many New Yorkers breathe a sigh of relief.

Food

NYC’s urban farms face a climate reality check

For New York's urban farms, Hurricane Sandy was more than a discouraging blow -- it was a reason to reevaluate what it means to grow food in a city limited by the realities of climate change.

Climate & Energy

Big Oil reports massive profits during Sandy cleanup

While victims of Hurricane Sandy continue to suffer, the soulless oil companies that helped escalate the disaster are bringing in big bucks.

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is checking on people’s families, hosting sleepovers, and generally being amazing

In the aftermath of Sandy, Newark Mayor Cory Booker is dispensing supplies, offering supportive words, and even letting folks crash at his house. Meet your new political crush.

Food

After Sandy, food trucks aren’t just a novelty anymore

In a New York no-power zone, food trucks are providing hot meals, free coffee, and charging stations.

Climate & Energy

Subtle sea-level rise is exactly what climate change looks like

The oceans may be rising faster than we expected.

Cities

The ‘sobering’ state of New York: Not enough gas, Staten Island crippled

No gas, a devastated island, and a furor over a long-planned marathon.

Politics

With climate endorsement, Bloomberg draws a line in the Sandy

The New York mayor's endorsement was less a push for Obama's electoral victory than a shove to get climate back on the national agenda.

Politics

Sandy hits poor hardest of all

Hurricane Sandy hit low-income and working-class communities the hardest. Beachfront property is not just for the rich.

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