One year after superstorm Sandy became the largest Atlantic hurricane on record, Super Typhoon Haiyan just became the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone on record, hitting the Philippines with sustained winds of 190-195mph and gusts to … [Read more...]
Climate Change Turning Northeast Into New Hurricane Alley?
Climate change is shifting hurricane tracks away from the Gulf Coast and towards the Northeast, according to a new study that's backed up by both previous research and the historical record. Reports Paul Voosen of E&E News (sub. … [Read more...]
SUNDAY Climate Change Event at Faneuil Hall: What if Superstorm Sandy Hit Boston?
Families in the New York/New Jersey area are still suffering from the impact of superstorm Sandy. Lives were lost, homes were destroyed, and many are still fighting to stay warm without power. Since Sandy, my office has received calls … [Read more...]
http://techpresident.com/news/23062/hurricane-sandy-moves-occupy-wall-street-protest-people-powered-recovery A group of people from the Occupy Wall Street movement is collaborating with the climate change advocacy group 350.org and a new … [Read more...]
Mitt Romney and Autumn’s Black Swan
In nature black swans are a rarity. In the world of politics and economics they represent rare surprise events that have significant consequences. Of late the term black swan gained renewed currency when economist Nouriel Roubini said that … [Read more...]
C’mon Mitt, Privatizing Disaster Relief Would be a Disaster
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, with the upcoming election a factor, one thing is apparent and that is that Mitt Romney is no better off at figuring out disaster relief than he was at figuring out who constitutes our geopolitical … [Read more...]
An Efficient System – Thank You Governor Patrick!
It's unbelievable that we are facing another potential disaster. I am so grateful that Governor Patrick took last years experience and turned it into an opportunity to make utility companies handle disasters with a clear plan, coordinated … [Read more...]