How do we adapt to what may be weather’s new normal?

A satellite image of superstorm Sandy as it moved toward New Jersey. Violent storms are becoming more frequent.

The list grows longer. Irene. The October snowstorm. Violent summer thunderstorms that flooded the Passaic and Hackensack river systems. Sea level rise. Three straight years of above-average temperatures. Now, …

 

 

 

 

Gov’t to warn motorists about counterfeit air bags

Zhensong was a part owner and manager of the international department of Guangzhou Auto Parts, which made a variety of auto parts, many of which were counterfeit, the statement said. In 2010, he traveled from China to Chattanooga to sell additional counterfeit air bags and other auto parts. The counterfeit air bags were manufactured by [...]

 

 

 

 

Gov’t finalizes safety rule for offshore drilling

‘‘They basically said to the oil industry, ‘OK, I guess we’re going to have to regulate you,’ and the industry said, ‘OK, here are some things that won’t hurt too much,’’’ said Jacqueline Savitz of Oceana, an international ocean-conservation group.