It might be tempting to blame Hurricane Sandy entirely on global warming and climate change, but there is no consensus among scientists that this is the case. However, most climate experts do agree that the intensity of the storm was at least in part related to changing global climate. The havoc Sandy wreaked on the Caribbean and the U.S. East Coast last month was of mammoth proportion and there are thousands who are still suffering the consequences.
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This Scientific American article looks at a dangerous aftermath of Sandy, water pollution.