Hurricane Sandy

Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
Instead of letting Hurricane Sandy define the fate of the community, residents of Long Beach Island have since been able to rebuild and rethink their approach to sustainability. 
The George Washington University Student
The National Climate Assessment predicts a 70% increase in precipitation which will lead to more frequent and dangerous storms in the Northeast region. How prepared are you?
The George Washington University
What if your favorite place was in the way of a serious flood? What if climate change meant it would keep happening, over and over?
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
George Washington University
Hurricanes have cost Florida 3.5 billion dollars annually in recent years. With rising oceans and 80% of the population living near the coast these numbers are only expected to worsen. Can we afford inaction?
Peter Linquiti On Sound Coastal Policy
Peter Linquiti On Sound Coastal Policy
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Following Hurricane Sandy's devastating blow to the East Coast, we ask the experts to discuss what rising sea levels have in store for the future of our coastal cities and towns. Is there a solution? Or should we just surrender to Mother Nature?... Read More
The George Washington University
Climate change and other environmental issues have taken a major backseat in this election, even as extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy propel them into the headlines. The candidates haven't made the environment a priority - but do voters?
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
When disaster strikes, people look for explanations - why did this happen? How can we prevent it from happening again? Hurricane Sandy is no exception.