Tag: Hurricane Sandy

UCCRN Scientist Radley Horton Discusses New York City’s Climate Vulnerabilities on NPR’s Talk of the Nation- ScienceFriday

by | November 2, 2012
Category: News

Scientist Radley Horton talks with the host of NPR’s Talk of the Nation-Science Friday, Ira Flatow, and the New York Times’ DotEarth blog author Andrew Revkin about New York City’s infrastructure vulnerabilities. He said, “we’ve known that New York City has a lot of vulnerabilities as a densely populated coastal city.” Dr. Horton also discussed […]

Cynthia Rosenzweig on NBC News with Brian Williams Discusses How to Protect Against the Next Sandy [video]

by | November 2, 2012
Categories: News, Video

Cynthia Rosenzweig spoke with NBC News’ Brian Williams on how to prepare New York City for future storms. She responded to Brian regarding the issue of tidal barriers saying, “the better way [to prepare] is for New Yorkers to be smart.” and to use a variety of mitigation and adaptation solutions including “engineered solutions like […]

After Sandy, Cynthia Rosenzweig and DemocracyNow! Discuss Impacts of Climate Change on NYC Infrastructure [video]

by | November 1, 2012
Categories: News, Video

Cynthia Rosenzweig talks with Amy Goodman of DemocracyNow! about Hurricane Sandy, climate change, and NYC infrastructure: “Climate change is not just in the future; climate change is already happening. So even though we can’t associate any particular storm [with climate change] …. the entire climate system is showing the effects of the forcing that human […]