Call for Christie to consider climate change in Shore rebuilding
While scientists acknowledge that evidence doesn't yet exist to say climate change caused Sandy, they do know that sea levels are rising - maybe an additional four feet in New Jersey by 2100, according to a Rutgers University estimate. Research also shows that climate change may be making storms more intense.Preparing For A World Of Climate Change-Induced Weather Disasters | PlanetSave
Deadly storms strike the coast, snow blankets the interior, drought cripples rural communities, and flooding inundates the poor. Scientists expect natural disasters such as these — and worse — to grow in magnitude and increase in regularity as global warming takes its toll on the planet, and in many situations there is not much we can do about it.Van Jones at climate rally: Obama elected by ‘chumps’ | JunkScience.com
With a world apparently going to hell in a hand-basket, we can only hope that work done by experts like Field reach the levels of bureaucracy and government necessary to start implementing these ideas.
“Van Jones ended his remarks by addressing himself to ‘the next generation.’ And this is what he had to say: ‘Stop being chumps! You elected this president. You reelected this president. You gave him the chance to make history. He needs to give you the chance to have a future. Stop being chumps! Stop being chumps and fight for your future, thank you very much’.”