President Obama signs relief bill for Superstorm Sandy victims. They’re gonna need it.

by Cassady Craighill

January 30, 2013

A building floats near the New Jersey shore in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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A building floats near the New Jersey shore in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Three months ago, a superstorm charged by climate change ravaged the coast from Carribean to Canada killing nearly 200 people and causing billions in damages. Yesterday, President Obama signed a $50 billion federal bill providing desperately needed aid to the impacted regions.

What’s causing climate change and extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy? Greenpeace’s new report identifies global energy projects including coal exports, Arctic drilling and tar sands extraction that are heavily contributing to a warming planet and catastrophic climate change.

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Hear below from Far Rockaway resident Bri Jackson on how Superstorm Sandy impacted her community.

Cassady Craighill

By Cassady Craighill

Cassady is a media officer for Greenpeace USA based on the East Coast. She covers climate change and energy, particularly how both issues relate to the Trump administration.

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