Superstorm Sandy

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5 Reasons Why the President Will Reject Keystone XL

The conventional wisdom on the tar sands megaproject is off base. Here’s why.

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The Public Is Speaking: Action on Climate Change Now

New NWF post-election polling shows that the realignment of our politics around the issue of climate continues to gain steam.  Conducted by Zogby Analytics, the new polling shows that as …

President Barack Obama listens to updates on responses to Hurricane Sandy. Photo Jocelyn Augustino/FEMA.gov

After the Election: Climate Change Will Head to Top of the Agenda

The election is over—now what on the climate change issue? Hurricane Sandy, the nation’s fiscal situation, and the election results have combined to create three key things that I think compel Congress …

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Helping Students Cope with Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy, the clash of the first Nor’easter of the winter season and Hurricane Sandy, a final tropical storm of the hurricane season, wrecked havoc along the east coast, especially …

Aerial views of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen).

Post-Sandy: Working with Nature to Keep Us Safe

Like many children who grew up in the Philadelphia area, I spend my summers going (as we say in Philly) “down the shore.” For me that meant the town of …

Weekly News Roundup – Hurricane Sandy Edition

As the country tries to recover from the devastation and destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy, I am using this week’s roundup to highlight NWF’s response to the superstorm: Sandy’s Mandate: …

NWF's Jeremy Symons helps students at the University of Mary Washington connect the dots between Sandy, Dirty Energy and their Future.

Students Connecting the Dots: Sandy, Energy and the Future

Speaking yesterday to two classes of students and members of the President’s Council on Sustainability at University of Mary Washington, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, Jeremy Symons, NWF’s Senior Vice President for …

In an instant, climate change can realign politics.  Here, Democratic President Barack Obama tours devastated parts of New Jersey with Republican Governor Chris Christie.

Sandy’s Mandate: When Political Reality Meets Climate Reality

Whatever happens on November 6th, the tragic scenes unfolding across the 19 states impacted by Superstorm Sandy have realigned American politics when it comes to climate change. The road to …

The frozen cap of the Arctic Ocean broke a new record low when it reached its annual summertime minimum extent. | Image credit: NASA

How Arctic Sea Ice Loss Can Set the Stage for Superstorms

As the east coast begins efforts to recover from Hurricane Sandy, the devastating effects of climate change are impossible to miss. Bigger, more powerful storms. More rainfall and higher storm …

NASA GOES image of Sandy's approach to the Eastern U.S. seaboard.

Sandy: Send the Bill to ExxonMobil

The heroic efforts of people coming together to assist each other in the face of Hurricane Sandy give me great hope for how we work together to overcome adversity.  If we …

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