Top 20 cities vulnerable to climate change flooding – an annotated graphic

In the extremely moist wake of Superstom Sandy and the ensuing rapid promotion of climate change up the agenda in the US electioneering of Obama and Romney, today’s infographic lays out the threat of flooding to 20 port cities around the world by 2070. Good news for the UK and Europe; not so much for America or the Far East. Click on the graphic for an expanded view. Continue reading Top 20 cities vulnerable to climate change flooding – an annotated graphic

Hurricane Sandy, impact and effect – two annotated graphics

With Superstorm Sandy (as she is apparently now known) trailing devastation behind her all along the north-eastern seaboard, her impact now reaches beyond catastrophic property damage and in to the realms of the US presidential elections. Is this the best of times or the worst of times for Obama? Click on each graphic for an expanded view.   Continue reading Hurricane Sandy, impact and effect – two annotated graphics