The Washington Guardian reports:
Eight months after Hurricane Sandy, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell made good on the Obama administration’s promise to reopen the storm-battered Statue of Liberty by the Fourth of July. And some used the festivities Thursday to focus fresh attention on disaster preparedness and climate change…
Bloomberg made a point to criticize skeptics.
Citing increased storms, droughts and floods, Bloomberg dismissed arguments against climate change as “myopic.” Menendez agreed, saying climate change poses a challenge.
The remarks came a week after President Obama unveiled his new climate policy, including regulations on greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.