This article was originally published in the April 2013 Issue of Sojourners Magazine.
OVER THE PAST few years, we have seen tangible proof that creation is terribly off balance. Global warming is causing droughts and heat waves around the world and is making hurricanes more powerful. In my hometown of New York City, we have experienced the effects of severe weather: Hurricane Irene in 2011 and, most recently, the devastation of Hurricane Sandy. Sandy was an eye-opening demonstration that climate change is a poverty issue, a race issue, and an immigration issue.
- Study: ‘Katrina-Like’ Hurricanes to Occur More Frequently Due to Warming (usnews.com)
- Red Hook Community Unites in Recovery After Hurricane Sandy (theepochtimes.com)
- [OPINION] Hurricane Sandy And Climate Change? (njtoday.net)