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Political Storm Over Sandy Recovery

Political Storm Over Sandy Recovery
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Chris Christie for “mismanagement and bungling” of New Jersey's Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts last week.
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Implications Wheel - "Finding the Future Faster"

Implications Wheel - "Finding the Future Faster" | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it

Futurist Joel Barker's Implications Wheel was used to explore four key issues following Hurricane Katrina.  Over 400 citizens were involved in different explorations of key issues. A sample from one of these is posted in the "examples" section of the website.  This Scoop.It topic will identify possible issues that could be, should be explored.

 

Implications of Hurricane Sandy unfolded for years -- and are still unfolding.  Implications of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey will likely be even more widespread and over a longer time range.  All are significant -- and they need to be explored for both the short and long-term positives and negatives.

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After Hurricane Harvey, a Synagogue Pitches In

After Hurricane Harvey, a Synagogue Pitches In | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
When hurricane Harvey devastated Southeastern Texas in late August, Rabbi Yehosua Wender was in his home waiting for the storm. Within an hour of the rain starting, the streets were flooded with two feet of water.
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Hurricane Irma, destruction, and loss

Hurricane Irma, destruction, and loss | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
CaribDirect.com - Get your daily dose of news, entertainment, sport, politics, culture and more from around the Caribbean Diaspora
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It's Not Over Yet: Animal Rescue Efforts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

It's Not Over Yet: Animal Rescue Efforts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Thanks to organizations such as Alley Cat Allies, Friends For Life and A Life to Live, rescued animals are finding their forever homes.
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Hurricane Sandy - Unprecedented, Unforgiving, Unforgettable

Hurricane Sandy - Unprecedented, Unforgiving, Unforgettable | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Hurricane Sandy, Tropical Storm Sandy, unprecedented, unforgiving, unforgettable.  I decided to post photos that would shed a littl
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Superstorm Sandy: Five years later, the job of rebuilding is far from over

Superstorm Sandy: Five years later, the job of rebuilding is far from over | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Five years after Superstorm Sandy, the boardwalk and pier have been rebuilt, with new thrill rides and thousands of houses have been repaired or replaced. But the job of rebuilding is far from over.
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New Data Show Nearly 700 Students Displaced by Hurricanes Have Enrolled in One Florida School District

New Data Show Nearly 700 Students Displaced by Hurricanes Have Enrolled in One Florida School District | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
As residents of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico land plane tickets from the island to the mainland, school districts along the East Coast are experiencing a large influx of new students. Last week, The 74 reported on efforts by Orange County Public Schools, which includes Orlando, to help Puerto Rican families displaced by Hurricane Maria. Officials in […]
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AES counting the cost of hurricanes Irma and Harvey

AES counting the cost of hurricanes Irma and Harvey | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
AES Corporation (NYSE:AES) - The power firm said full-year earnings per share will be in the “lower half” of its guidance after last month’s hurricanes damaged some of its power units
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For local newsrooms covering hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 'the story is just beginning'

For local newsrooms covering hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 'the story is just beginning' | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
In August 2011, as Hurricane Irene headed for New Jersey, Justin Auciello created something new – a pop-up news outlet that lived on Facebook.
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Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won't lead to action on climate change

Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won't lead to action on climate change | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Read more about Why Hurricanes Harvey and Irma won't lead to action on climate change on Business Standard. This relationship between discrete disaster events and slow disaster eras is a critical one for us to understand
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Hurricane price gouging is despicable, right? Not to some economists

Hurricane price gouging is despicable, right? Not to some economists | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Eliminating price controls can increase the available supply of essential goods, the argument goes, and help prevent a black market.
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FEMA fights false rumors about Hurricane Irma

FEMA fights false rumors about Hurricane Irma | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) tries to tackle false rumors about Hurricane Irma with a new "rumor control" page on its website.
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Hurricane Harvey could leave half a million destroyed cars in its wake

Hurricane Harvey could leave half a million destroyed cars in its wake | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Hurricane Harvey could destroy up to 500,000 cars and trucks, according to a new report. That be double the amount destroyed by Sandy.
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Texas exploiting day laborers after Harvey, advocates say

Texas exploiting day laborers after Harvey, advocates say | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
As Houston struggles to rebuild homes and businesses that were destroyed by Harvey, the sprawling metropolis’ day laborers—many of whom are toiling in dangerous conditions amid fear of being picked up by immigration authorities—are facing a harsh reality.
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Satellite Imagery Aids Rescue Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria

Satellite Imagery Aids Rescue Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Earth Imaging Journal is a bimonthly magazine covering a range of earth observation and geospatial technologies and applications.
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Hurricane Irma and the Tragedy of Lolita

Hurricane Irma and the Tragedy of Lolita | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Dear APHIS & the City of Miami:   You have warned Floridians not to abandon pets in the wake of Irma. The city has mentioned felon
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How Have Hurricanes Harvey, Irma And Maria Impacted The Municipal Bond Market?

How Have Hurricanes Harvey, Irma And Maria Impacted The Municipal Bond Market? | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Affected regions' long-term outlooks largely depend on initial credit conditions Posted by Stephanie Larosiliere, Senior Client Portfolio Manager. Posted on Exp
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What We’ve Learned About Climate Change Since Hurricane Sandy

What We’ve Learned About Climate Change Since Hurricane Sandy | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Scientists understand a lot more about how climate change affects extreme weather.
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Texas prisoners donate $53,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey

Texas prisoners donate $53,000 to victims of Hurricane Harvey | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
TEXAS – Thousands of inmates in Texas have been visiting their prison's commissary -- not for a can of Sprite or a roll of tissue paper, but to donate money to Hurricane Harvey victims.
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Climate Hurricane Harvey and Irma may have cost US 200,000 jobs - Red, Green, and Blue

Climate Hurricane Harvey and Irma may have cost US 200,000 jobs - Red, Green, and Blue | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Last month, after having tweeted since February how great job creation has been since he took over at the White House, Donald Trump went silent on the weak August jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This morning likewise as the bureau reported a loss of 33,000 jobs, the worst month in job growth since September 2010 when 52,000 …
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Will Rebuilding After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Make More Flooding Inevitable?

Will Rebuilding After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma Make More Flooding Inevitable? | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
After disasters, Strother lamented, “people rebuild right back in these areas, making the next major loss inevitable.”
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Crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

Crops impacted by Hurricanes Harvey & Irma | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- This is the first time that two category 4 storms have hit the U.S. back-to-back, and the effects have been devastating
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The United States Air Force Just Sprayed Toxic Pesticides All Over Houston

The United States Air Force Just Sprayed Toxic Pesticides All Over Houston | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Sign Up To Our Newsletter!Trending Articles, News, Hints & Tips, Recipes, Special Offers, Webinars, E-Courses, and More! Yes, Give Me Access As if Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that ensued wasn’t destructive enough, the United States Air Force decided to spray a toxic pesticide over 600,000 acres of the Houston, Texas area on Thursday night. …
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Hurricane Irma: Cops warn looters they're making 'fairly bad life choice'

Hurricane Irma: Cops warn looters they're making 'fairly bad life choice' | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
Authorities in Florida warned residents that going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice following a series of burglary arrests as Hurricane Irma was slamming the state with heavy rains and winds.
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Harvey fallout: 53 of Houston's schools have 'major' damage, at least 22 will be closed for months

Harvey fallout: 53 of Houston's schools have 'major' damage, at least 22 will be closed for months | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
For thousands of students and parents in waterlogged Houston still reeling from the impact of Harvey's fury, the 2017-’18 school year will be unlike any they have experienced.
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Drones are Speeding Hurricane Harvey Response by 800% 

Drones are Speeding Hurricane Harvey Response by 800%  | Hurricanes Irma - Harvey - Sandy Exploring Implications | Scoop.it
For the past few days, the world has watched in horror as tropical storm Harvey continues to leave a trail of destruction in its wake. The hurricane brought the highest amount of rainfall ever recorded from a single storm. The news has been inundated with reports of flood victims struggling to get out of homes which …
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