The US has been hit by 287 hurricanes since 1850, and the geniuses at the New York Times predict that Sandy will not be the last one.
The New York Times advocates invoking economy wrecking measures, in order to make the climate like it was in the year 1900.
Or perhaps 1821
Experts say it’s only a matter of time before a major hurricane strikes New York City. When it comes, you may want to have your evacuation plan nearby. If not, meet the fishes.
In 1821, stunned colonial New Yorkers recorded sea levels rising as fast as 13 feet in a single hour at the Battery. The East River and Hudson Rivers merged over Lower Manhattan all the way to Canal Street. According to Coch, the fact that the 1821 storm struck at low tide “is the only thing that saved the city.”