A year ago today, Hurricane Sandy struck the eastern U.S. Since then, we’ve made progress in starting to tackle the challenges of adapting to and preparing for the impacts of climate change. But there’s a lot more we need to do in the coming year.
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A year ago, Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, and officials and experts set to finding new ways to protect people, property and wildlife from the impacts of climate change. Take a look back at what steps U.S. climate policy has taken since then.
During their migration from the Arctic to South America, red knots stop on beaches along the U.S. east coast and feast on the annual hordes of horseshoe crab eggs. Last fall, many of those beaches were washed away by Hurricane Sandy, leaving conservation groups scrambling to restore them in time for the red knots to pass through.
The Senate has passed the $50 billion supplemental bill for repairs and restoration after Hurricane Sandy. Could this be our first step on “the path towards sustainable energy sources” President Obama spoke of in his inaugural speech?
Relief is finally on its way to those affected by Hurricane Sandy, including coastal ecosystems and national wildlife refuges.