Levees, gates and dikes are being considered by New York and coastal cities in the world in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The real culprits are me and you as agents of climate change. Our lifestyles disrupt and damage earth’s environment so seriously that devastating weather is precipitated. The overwhelming majority of environmental scientists see a direct correlation between what we are doing to the environment and what the environment is doing to us.
With the unprecedented, record-breaking 19 hurricanes of 2012, meteorologists are saying something is going on; and that “something” is us. We Americans live in the developed world spewing more carbon dioxide for the last 110 years than any other country. We exceed all others in burning fossil fuel (principally gasoline in our autos and coal in our industry).
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