27 Aug '11, 11pm

#Irene Came Because Its Getting Hot In Here. We Must Take Action Because Its Getting Hot In Here! #tarsands #nokxl

#Irene Came Because Its Getting Hot In Here. We Must Take Action Because Its Getting Hot In Here! #tarsands #nokxl

Was there ever a better opportunity to talk about how climate change can impact us urban residents of North America rather than now? The densely populated cities of the Atlantic coast of North Americahave been preparing for Hurricane Irene. As someone who just decided that this was the perfect weekend to visit New York City, I find myself helping my brother and NYC resident tape up his windows, search for flashlights and candles, and fill the bathtub with water. We are checking the hurricane watch and evacuation advisories to see if it is necessary that we peace out of the city. For someone who is typically living in Toronto, an urban setting which hasn’t faced a hurricane since I have lived there, this rapid response to extreme weather events is new. But, I don’t want to act like ALL people in North America are void of dealing with the impacts of climate change. I want to...

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