TOP STORIES: Weekend Edition 10.27-28.12

OPINION

Daily Beast Oped – McKibben – Why ‘Frankenstorm’ Is Just Right for Hurricane Sandy

Wapo Alexandra Petri Column – Frankenstorm Sandy and our weather inflation

Wapo Erik Wemple Column – Hurricane Sandy: Five tips for avoiding hype

 NYT Oped – Florin Diacu – Is Failure to Predict a Crime?

LAT Oped – Paul Whitefield – It’s Frankenstorm It’s the economy! It’s both! 

Desert Sun Oped – K. Kaufman – Hurricane Sandy: Will Obama and Romney talk about climate change now?

Daily Beast – Howard Kurtz Column – Hurricane Sandy Upends the Presidential Campaign

NYT Oped – Naomi Klein – Geoengineering: Testing the Waters 

WSJ – Al Lewis Column – Snowy Hurricane Sandy

Wonkette – Cato Institute Helpfully Makes Its Fake Climate Report Look Like Actual Government Climate Report, Except Fake

Trenton Times Oped – Barry Chalofsky – As climate change causes sea level to rise, New Jersey must adapt

 Huffpo Oped – Paul Yeager – Frankenstorm: Fact and Fiction 

U.S. NEWS

AP – Sandy downgraded from hurricane to tropical storm, remains threat

WSJ – Hurricane Sandy Eyes Coast

NYT – Fears of Storm Disrupting Final Days of Campaign 

WSJ – N.Y. Mayor: Evacuations Aren’t Necessary 

The Street – 5 Insurance Stocks in Hurricane Sandy’s Crosshairs

NYT – U.S. Satellite Plans Falter, Imperiling Data on Storms 

NYT – Here’s a Memo From the Boss: Vote This Way

NYT – In Virginia, Romney Scours Coal Country for Edge Over Obama 

NYT – Toward a Tougher Cap and Trade Program

NBC – Hurricane Sandy powers toward Eastern Seaboard 

 
 
 
 

INT’L NEWS

Guardian – Deepwater corals may be key to restoring damaged reefs, survey finds 

LAT – Australians torn over promises, risks of coal-seam ‘fracking’  

Ghana Business News – 6,500 Ghanaians die annually due to exposure to air pollution – WHO

Belfast Telegraph – Minister backs renewable energy

Wapo – IMF study: Peak oil could do serious damage to the global economy 

Guardian – Nuclear power turns to developing world as west recoils from Fukushima 

The National – Global warming report to address concerns of world policy-makers

Times of India – Consultation on global warming to be held today

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