"Would this monster hybrid storm have emerged without the effects of global climate change? I don’t think we will ever be able to answer that question without some ambiguity. What I will say is that the climate system is now predisposed to favor the development of such unusual storms both this week and in the future. The coincidence of Sandy’s storm surge with the full moon and its associated astronomical high tides was simply bad luck, and unfortunately, it greatly amplified the damaging effects of this $20-billion storm."
Has Reading Council missed your bin collection? - [image: Black bin landscape s] A number of people have contacted us recently with the council missing their bin collection. This is what we would advise y...
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