30 Oct '12, 5pm

Superstorm Sandy: the aftermath and what's next in the climate change debate?

Superstorm Sandy: the aftermath and what's next in the climate change debate?

As New York City and the East coast of the US and Canada waited for Superstorm Sandy to hit last night we couldn't help to conjure images from disaster movies such as The Day After Tomorrow and (the rather aptly named) 2012 . Fast-forward 24 hours and Sandy (again a film springs to mind, but this time it's John Travolta looking all smug while trying to woo Olivia Newton-John in Grease), and we're now beginning to see how the city and its people fared. Images and stories were shared on social networks in real-time, and Sandy's not been the nicest: at least 18 were killed, 7.5 million have been left without power across the eastern coast, buildings have been destroyed and the NYC subway tunnels have been drowned by sea water. New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said: "Damage across the city is clearly extensive and won't be fixed over night." It is almost like Bane has bee...

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