Professor William Solecki, director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, predicted in 2009 that climate change would leave certain parts of New York City more vulnerable to storm damage.
The NYC subway system is mostly restored, including service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. Fuel trucks in five boroughs and Long Island are providing gas to emergency workers, a change from the original plan.
During Hurricane Sandy, as we learn that electricity is necessary to provide water to most buildings, this narrative.ly video illustrates how water from reservoirs reaches city apartments above the fifth floor.
Every fall, monarch butterflies descend on a beach town during their journey to Mexico.
Apps related to the elections and political debate launched at this month’s tech meetup in New York, where the country’s chief technology officer, Todd Park, presented as well.
New York is thinking about diverting garbage from out-of-state landfills and using it to generate electricity locally. The plan pits concerns about city spending and carbon emissions against fears of environmental injustice.