10 years later, see how Superstorm Sandy changed the Northeast – National Geographic

Restore The Shore Seaside Heights, New Jersey (by Hypnotica Studios CC BY 2.0 via Flickr).

“When Sandy hit, New York City had zero coastal protections,” says Daniel Zarrilli, special advisor for climate and sustainability at Columbia University…”I credit Sandy as that pivotal moment that not only launched billions of dollars of resilience investments across the city…It also provided the spark for a whole range of other climate policies…”

Survivors’ tales part of the art in Superstorm Sandy exhibit

The stories of people who survived Superstorm Sandy, scrawled in their own handwriting, are an integral part of a new art exhibit remembering the deadly storm and the devastation it caused seven years ago. The “Just Beachy After Sandy” exhibit at Monmouth University in New Jersey is on display through early December.

Two Years On: Sandy Storm Inspires More Climate Research

This Wednesday marks the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, shocking photos showed the huge extent of the destruction caused by the storm. Sandy has spurred an unprecedented amount of research, attempting to tackle the questions about what role climate change might have played in producing or worsening the storm.