Categories & Tags: superstorm sandy

Climate change is drowning out 'jobs vs. environment' debate   |   February 15, 2013
By Jenny Brown, Labor Notes The old argument that unions must choose between jobs and the environment is losing its grip, as climate change becomes more evident and more urgent....

 

How cellphone companies have resisted rules for disasters   |   December 4, 2012
By Cora Currier, ProPublica In a natural disaster or other emergency, one of the first things you're likely to reach for is your cellphone. Landlines are disappearing. More...

 

Who pays for extreme weather?   |   November 2, 2012
By Phil Mattera, Dirt Diggers Digest As the northeast begins to recover from the ravages of Sandy, there are estimates that the giant storm caused some $20 billion in property...