A Resilience Workshop
A long-term, community-based project brings critical knowledge about risks of contamination and engages local industries as partners in preparedness in the wake of Sandy. But extreme weather is not the only threat to vulnerable businesses.
Getting to Zero
Banned from residences for more than half a century, lead paint still poisons thousands of children a year in New York City. Who is responsible for ensuring healthy homes for all?
Since 2009, New York City has been incentivizing private cleanup of contaminated sites. Who benefits?
The Civic Canopy
New York City's street trees help cool pavement, filter air, buffer against storms, and improve moods. The arborists of NYC Parks are working to distribute those benefits as widely as possible.
After a historic oil spill and an unprecedented financial settlement, a Brooklyn community oversees its ecological repair.
In works from digital dérives to a floating opera, artists bring new perspectives to New York City's most damaged environments.