Anticipating more storms like Hurricane Sandy , President Barack Obama urged emergency workers and residents in coastal areas to brace themselves for the start of the hurricane season. The official beginning of the hurricane season two days from now coincides with an administration focus on climate change, which Obama is making a central issue during his final years in office. “The changes we’re seeing in our climate mean that, unfortunately, storms like Sandy could end up being more common and more devastating,” Obama said today at a hurricane preparation meeting at the Washington headquarters of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. “And that’s why we’re also going to be doing more to deal with the dangers of carbon pollution that help to cause this climate change and global warming.” The Environmental Protection Agency is set to announce on June 2 limits on carbon emissions from power plants . While the […]