25 Aug '11, 9pm

Big events like #earthquake, #hurricane #Irene, #Joplin, tsunamis, #Fukushima should show us how we're all connected.

Big events like #earthquake, #hurricane #Irene, #Joplin, tsunamis, #Fukushima should show us how we're all connected.

Governors Cuomo of New York and Christie of New Jersey have each declared a state of emergency in their respective states in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. Gov. Cuomo: In this emergency I am activating all levels of state government to prepare for any situation that may be caused by Hurricane Irene. We are communicating with our federal and local partners to track the storm and to plan a coordinated response, and we will deploy resources as needed to the areas expected to be hit the hardest. I urge New Yorkers to personally prepare for hurricane conditions and to cooperate with emergency officials if needed. By working together, we will all be able to face this storm in a calm and organized manner. According to the Daily News : Governor Cuomo urges New Yorkers to take stock of their emergency supplies, such as water, non-perishable food, radios, batteries, supplies for a...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/hurricane-irene-n...

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PSA: Irene might mess up the East Coast something good, so be ready

PSA: Irene might mess up the East Coast somethi...

grist.org 25 Aug '11, 5pm

The U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting that hurricane Irene is going to strafe prett...

New York City orders unprecedented evacuations ...

todayonline.com 27 Aug '11, 3am

Hurricane Irene closed in on the Atlantic coast yesterday, triggering emergency preparations that included unprecedented e...

All of Hurricane Irene captured in this image from our Terra satellite, Thursday ~noon ET. #hurricaneirene

All of Hurricane Irene captured in this image f...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Aug '11, 12pm

Hurricane Irene is a large and dangerous storm. In this image, taken by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer ...

Tracking Hurricane Irene on Google, Bing, Mobile

Tracking Hurricane Irene on Google, Bing, Mobile

searchenginewatch.com 26 Aug '11, 6pm

As the potentially devastating Hurricane Irene bears down on the east coast of the United States, millions are turning to ...

US east coast braces for hurricane

US east coast braces for hurricane

channelnewsasia.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

NEW YORK: New Yorkers on Thursday prepared for potential evacuation from Hurricane Irene, which was on track to blast in a...

Shift in Track for Hurricane Irene Puts Million...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Aug '11, 3pm

10:35 a.m. | Updated Millions of residents of the East Coast for whom a hurricane strike is, at best, a dim memory now fac...

For our friends on the East Coast: Canadian Hur...

ec.gc.ca 26 Aug '11, 7pm

When a storm is approaching Canada, Environment Canada will issue an Information Statement, a Watch or a Warning bulletins...

Hurricane Irene, Climate Change, and the Need t...

desmogblog.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

In May of 2005, a few months before Hurricane Katrina, I wrote an article that nobody noticed. It was entitled “Thinking B...

Exclusive: New York Surge From Irene Looks Bad, But Not Off Charts:

Exclusive: New York Surge From Irene Looks Bad,...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 26 Aug '11, 4pm

New York Surge From Irene Looks Bad, But Not Off Charts By ANDREW C. REVKIN MIT A simulation of the storm surge from Hurri...

Natural disasters have cost us $35B this year. In 31 years, there have been only 108 $1B natural disasters.

Natural disasters have cost us $35B this year. ...

onearth.org 25 Aug '11, 4pm

Twenty years ago last week, I stood outside a low cement building in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod, and leaned in...

Are East Coast Cities Prepared for Impacts of H...

switchboard.nrdc.org 25 Aug '11, 10pm

PlaNYC: a city-wide sustainability plan established in 2007 to address climate change mitigation and adaption efforts. NYC...

Waiting for #Irene and Remembering Katrina

switchboard.nrdc.org 26 Aug '11, 3am

Like most people on the East Coast, I’m anxiously watching the approach of Hurricane Irene, a swirling knot of wind and ra...

Stay safe, US East Coast friends. #hurricane #i...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 27 Aug '11, 6am

Irene, the first hurricane of the 2011 Atlantic season, was poised on August 26 to be the first to make landfall in the Un...

Hurricane #Irene, #climate change & the rising ...

thedailygreen.com 26 Aug '11, 2pm

STORM SURGE...AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS STORM SURGE WILL RAISE WATER LEVELS BY AS MUCH AS 6 TO 11 FEET ABOVE GROUND LEVEL IN ...