Frankenstein, Frankenstorm and Climate Change


    Hurricane Sandy’s proximity to Halloween is no doubt responsible for the nickname Frankenstorm. But, the word wits that came up with that clever name may have been more descriptive than they knew.

    In the classic story of Frankenstein, a human creation has gotten out of control. In the case of Frankenstorm, human caused climate change is having the unintended consequence of more frequent, more severe storm events to catastrophic effect.