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Climate

On Island Time

As tides and storms bring big changes to the cityscape, what landmass is most likely to become New York's next island?

Charge It, Please!

Where demand is high and private infrastructure is scarce, the city seeks to squeeze in streetside charging for electric cars.

Building Out of a Tight Spot

An architect faces New York City's housing crisis and climate crisis, one building at a time.

The Green Shift

A Union President

Organized labor navigates a changing climate as power plants transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.

The Green Shift

A Building Superintendent

At a West Village Co-Op, the resident manager gets the building — and its residents — ready for rising waters and new climate mandates.

The Green Shift

An Electrician

There is no shortage of work for a member of IBEW Local 3: shoring up building systems to withstand flooding and preparing for an electrification boom.

The Green Shift

A Fishmonger

A seafood purveyor builds a sustainable business amidst rising and heating oceans and insatiable demand.

Utopia is a Vacant Lot in Rockaway

On the voids storms and plans leave behind, and what we do with them.

Rockaway, Revisited

New projects are bringing more people and attention to the Rockaway Peninsula, but ten years after Hurricane Sandy, the work of building resilient infrastructure remains woefully incomplete.

Cleaning Up?

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.