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New York City Archives - State of the Planet
On a peninsula within sight of New York City, researchers are studying trees dating as far back as the early 1800s. Rising seas and more powerful storms, both fueled by climate change, could eventually spell their end.
Centuries-old trees on a peninsula near New York City could provide an important record of past storms. Researchers recently traveled there to sample the trees before they are wiped out by rising seas and powerful storms.
The visit revealed how collaborative efforts help to ensure the city receives high quality water with low treatment costs, while providing local jobs.
A graduate student workshop evaluated the challenges and opportunities for a bill that aims to unite sustainability and resiliency issues under one office in city government.
The Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development held the first Speaker Series of the semester with Solar One, a not-for-profit whose mission is to foster sustainability and resiliency in urban environments.
Join us at ‘Our Future Festival NYC’ on September 21. This groundbreaking climate event is designed to inform and inspire.
Environmental Science and Policy alum Susanne DesRoches has testified before Congress on how to build resiliency in roadways and public transit.
A new study compares how 14 types of green infrastructure contribute to 22 potential benefits for urban communities.