EXTREME WEATHER USA, TORNADOS AND TYPHOONS
A round-the-world tour of countries facing climate change
An episode from the series EARTH ON EDGE
Over the last fex years, the United States have been more and more heavily affected by extreme events.
October 2012, the Sandy hurricane makes landfall on the east coast and paralyzed New York for nearly 8 days. No less than 131 people lost their lives. Six months later, the little town of Moore, Oklahoma, is hit by 2 tornadoes within 10 days. 24 die and an entire town is wiped off the map.
These extreme events are no longer exceptional. America refused to sign the Kyoto and Copenhagen protocols. But can the country still turn a deaf ear to these new dangers?