OP-ED: Hurricane Sandy Says, "Welcome to the New Normal"

by Inter Press Service | Inter Press Service
Thursday, 8 November 2012 22:56 GMT

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UXBRIDGE, Canada, Nov 08 (IPS) - I am aware that my arrival last week helped re-elect U.S. President Barack Obama. Superstorms like me don't play politics, but it should be clear by now that your refusal to tackle global warming has serious consequences. Higher sea levels and amped-up hurricanes like me are just two of them.