UCCRN Co-Chairs in the New York Times: "We Must Take Rising Sea Levels Seriously"

by | November 2, 2012
Category: News

In the New York Times, UCCRN co-chairs Cynthia Rosenzweig and William Solecki make the case that rising sea levels must be taken seriously in making preparations to protect against future storms:

“Both “hard” engineering interventions – like sea walls and innovative subway and tunnel closings – and “soft” approaches – like reconstructed wetlands and smart designs for coastal communities – are needed [to protect New York City]….
<div>The one thing that all recovery and rebuilding needs to do is to take rising sea levels into account. Only then can risks of future storm surge damage be minimized.”</div>
<div>Read the Full Article: <a href=”http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2012/11/01/should-new-york-build-sea-gates/we-must-take-rising-sea-levels-seriously”>Room for Debate: Should New York Build Sea Gates?</a></div>

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