How We’re Failing to Prepare for the Next Sandy

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A year after Hurricane Sandy left a $65 billion price tag in its wake, we haven’t done much to avoid the next weather disaster.

WATCH: One Year After Sandy, Breezy Point Rebuilds

Where over 100 homes burned during the storm, a community pieces itself back together.

The Science of Tea Party Wrath

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Jonathan Haidt on the psychology of politics, the emotions behind the Tea Party—and why as a self-described centrist, he thinks a Republican crackup may be coming.

CHARTS: US Carbon Emissions Are Dropping

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The latest government stats show that planet-warming emissions have fallen in 5 of the last 7 years.

How 9 Major Papers Deal With Climate-Denying Letters

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The Los Angeles Times took a stand against climate misinformation on its letters page. Will other newspapers follow its lead?

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