What Next? Fixing the Megalopolis


Assessing Damage From Hurricane Sandy – Graphic – NYTimes.com.

Flooded subways, sewage treatment plants overflowing, power failures across the region – how do you even begin to fix it?  Here’s whats up, according to the NYT.

Smog may be followed by radiation

via Smog may be followed by radiation | Greenpeace Russia.

The map based on data acquired on August 9th clearly depicts that nuclear contaminated areas suffer from more than 20 fires. At least 3 blazes hit the highly contaminated forests of Bryansk region.

The smoke from fires in the contaminated area could spread radiation across Russia and to other countries.  Because Russia is suffering from a serious drought, the fires are spreading across the country, and there is no likelihood of them being extinguished anytime soon.

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