TV News LIES

Sunday, Feb 26th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Environment Hurricane Sandy’s Unmistakable Message

Hurricane Sandy’s Unmistakable Message

E-mail Print PDF

Hurricane SandyWhile politicians play for votes and ignore the evidence of a rapidly changing climate, Mother Nature has made the consequences heartbreakingly clear.

Four days after 24-year old Jake Vogelman was killed by a hurricane-toppled tree, NYPD detectives came to his house with his personal effects: a black leather wallet still wet from the rain and a watch that was still working

The first friend placed the watch down on a table beside the contents of the wallet, which were set out on paper towels to dry. The watch continued marking the seconds that Vogelman and all the others killed in the storm would never see.

Each second was also one closer to the next extreme weather event, disasters certain to come ever more frequently as a result of climate change.

Each second was also one closer to the time when it will be too late to do anything about it.

The next critical moment will come on Election Day, Tuesday, when Vogelman would have voted at Public School 321, directly across the street from his Brooklyn home.

“Obama lost one vote,” his mother, Marcia Sikowitz, noted on Friday.

Vogelman certainly had not been swayed to the other side by Mitt Romney’s speech at the Republican National Convention in which he mocked Barack Obama’s concerns regarding climate change.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Biologists say half of all species could be extinct by end of century

Half of species will disappear by end of centuryOne in five species on Earth now faces extinction, and that will rise to 50% by...

New EPA head Scott Pruitt's emails reveal close ties with fossil fuel interests

Scott Pruitt emails reveal ties with fossil fuel interestsThe close relationship between Scott Pruitt, the new administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and fossil...

Freaky February Heat Waves Trigger More Chills Over Climate Change

February heat wave breaks recordsA bonkers February with stretches of extremely high temperatures mixed periodically with plunging mercury is the...

Protesters Pray and Set Fire at Dakota Access Pipeline Camp Ahead of Shutdown

Dakota pipeline shutdownThe last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!