November 1, 2012
Hurricane Sandy a Planetary Warning
Shepherd & Knox, Toronto Star
In the waning weeks of the North American hurricane season — a time when a superstorm is not expected to cause widespread damage to the eastern coast of the United States — Hurricane Sandy is a grim reminder of the menace of extreme weather events. With the lowest central pressure of the 2012 hurricane season, Sandy may have caused up to $20 billion in damages, making it one of the costliest superstorms in history.
TAGGED: Global Warming, Climate Change