Tag Archives: hurricane Sandy

Burning Planet

The presidential campaign covered many irrelevant subjects, but the single most important problem of our time got no air time whatsoever.

Welcome to Climate Change

Conservatives take an increasingly anti-scientific view of the world. Through their intransigence, the need to act to save our planet grows more urgent.

Pandering in Ohio

Romney’s ham-handed attempts to make political capital from the disaster of Hurricane Sandy shows him up as the snake oil salesman he is.

Mr. Romney, meet FEMA

Conservatives like Romney love to say that states should be given more authority, but crises like hurricane Sandy make clear that central coordination is the sensible route.