New York’s Governor Cuomo says the lesson of Superstorm Sandy is the vulnerability of coastal development to climate change. Instead of rebuilding damaged properties, he wants to buy them up and restore their natural condition. Will homeowners and developers go along? What about developments in the Carolinas, Florida, the Gulf of Mexico and the coastlands of the Pacific Ocean? Also, a meteor crashes to the Earth in Russia’s Ural Mountains, and mixed reviews for Tesla’s electric car.
Banner image: Aerial views of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast, taken during a search and rescue mission on October 30, 2012.