The latest satellite image shows the remnants of Sandy, which was downgraded to a "post-tropical cyclone" on Tuesday. Photo: NOAA.
WASHINGTON – For climate scientists, the answer is clear. Weather events are increasing in frequency and intensity every season and Hurricane Sandy was just the latest example.
Sandy plowed through New Jersey into Tuesday, causing massive flooding and power outages for millions. Bloomberg even reported that damages could top $20 billion for the late-October storm.
Meanwhile, climate scientists hope that the public catches on soon before it’s too late.
Voice of Russia correspondent Stephen Schaber spoke with Ben Orlove, co-director of the Center for Research and Environmental Decisions with the Earth Institute at Columbia University, to discuss the threat that climate change poses to the East Coast.
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