31 Oct '12, 12pm

#Climate change to make extreme weather events like #Sandy "the norm, and not the exception."

In the wake of superstorm Sandy, World Wildlife Fund issued the following statement: WWF is deeply saddened by the loss of life and extensive damage to property and key infrastructure caused by Superstorm Sandy. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this tragic event. We wish all of those affected a quick recovery that not only restores what has been lost, but creates communities that are stronger, more resilient and better prepared for the future. Communities will continue to face rising sea levels and changing weather patterns, often including more intense storms and heavier rains. If we use the best science as our guide and recognize the significant changes ahead, we can lessen some of the risks from future superstorms. At the same time, we must also sharply reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that are fueling climate disruptions. Sandy is the latest example of unus...

Full article: https://worldwildlife.org/press_releases/world-wildlife-f...

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