At over 1600 kms wide Hurricane Sandy covers a huge area, and it’s impact is being felt by an estimated 50-60 million people. But how much do we know about this kind of superstorm and how much is climate change playing a part?
Catherine Zengerer speaks to Tamara Braunstein from The American Red Cross to find out how they are coping with the influx of people in need of shelter, and with Kevin Walsh, Associate Professor of Meteorology at the University of Melbourne, to find out whether climate change contributed to Sandy’s intensity and timing.[audio https://czengerer.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/wwhurricanesandy.mp3]
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