Check out Democracy Now's clip on how U.S. nuclear power plants along the east coast are threatened by extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy, which are made more likely to occur and intensified by global climate change.
Check out this video (available here from the Guardian of London) for an overview of Hurricane Sandy's damage to the U.S. east coast, statements from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, President Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie:
Written by Cassady Sharp, crossposted from Greenpeace blogs.
Climate change is now changing the weather. All weather events are affected by climate change because the environment in which they occur is warmer and moister than it used to be . The past few years have been marked by unusually severe extreme weather characteristic of climate change .
Written by David Turnbull, crossposted from Oil Change International
If there is a statistical correlation between dirty oil and dirty politics, we have yet to fully quantify it – but you can add this to the growing pile of anecdotal evidence that the dirtiest political players are responsible for some of the dirtiest energy on the planet.
Last week, Greenpeace posted a comparison of Romney’s new “War on Coal” TV ads with coal industry advertising. Our analysis shows that Romney’s ads mirror four decades of coal industry advertising.
Mitt Romney released new TV ads this week about Obama “ruining” the coal industry, conveniently timed with a sudden House Republican push for the so-called “Stop the War on Coal Act.”