LeDaro: New Jersey: First Superstorm Sandy and now Boardwalk Fire

New Jersey is having real bad luck. First Superstorm Sandy and now Boardwalk Fire. A firefighter runs in front of flames at Kohr’s Frozen Custard in Seaside Park, N.J., on Thursday –Courtesy Justin Auciello / Jersey Shore Hurricane News Read the full story here.

The Canadian Progressive: Climate Action Now!: #ForwardOnClimate Rally in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 17th

via Sierra Club: Crippling drought. Devastating wildfires. Superstorm Sandy. Climate has come home — and the American people get it. What: The largest climate rally in U.S. history. When: February 17, 2013, Noon – 4:00 p.m. (please arrive by 11:30 a.m.) Where: The National Mall in Washington, D.C. Gather at the northeast corner of the Washington Monument (Closest Metro subway ...

Walking Turcot Yards: “Hurricane Porn”?: The Aesthetics of Authenticity and Nature’s Wrath

Excellent article that discusses Superstorm Sandy and how events influence images and vice versa. By Paul Mullins n the wake of Hurricane Sandy photographers shared ten images every second on Instagram, documenting the storm, testifying to the power of nature, and underscoring the internet’s power to shape our collective imagination.  The most ridiculous images following ...