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Toops Scoops: The Elephant in the Room Now Has a Name -- Sandy

Before we can try to mitigate climate change, we have to see the elephant in the room.

In the movie "Ghostbusters," when New York City was threatened with paranormal destruction, Bill Murray's character tries to explain the gravity of the situation by saying things will become so extreme that there will be "dogs and cats living together...mass hysteria."

In the wake of Sandy, New York City and its environs have already seen the human equivalent of this prediction, with the disaster making very strange bedfellows of Barack Obama, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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