Climate Change

"Year After Irene, New Yorkers Ponder Sea Barriers"

"NEW YORK -- Two years before Hurricane Irene created the prospect of a flooding nightmare in New York City, 100 scientists and engineers met to sketch out a bold defense: massive, moveable barriers to shield the city from a storm-stirred sea."

Source: AP, 08/24/2012

"Possibly on the GOP Convention Guest List: Hurricane Isaac"

It is remotely possible that a tropical storm forming far out in the Atlantic will turn into a hurricane named Isaac and track over Tampa as Republicans gather their for their presidential nominating convention. The odds of this happening are long, but stormwatchers are paying attention. So are ironists.

Source: Grist, 08/22/2012


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