Tag: Rosenzweig

Cynthia Rosenzweig Named One of 2012′s Most Influential Scientists

by | March 25, 2013
Category: News

Best College Reviews has compiled a list of the most influential scientists of 2012, and UCCRN’s own Cynthia Rosenzweig has made the list! Scientists were chosen from the fields of Climate Change, Biology, Statistics and Engineering, to name a few. Other scientists chosen include Nate Silver, Adam Steltzner and James Cameron. See the entire list […]

Cynthia Rosenzweig Quoted in Crain’s New York Business on Rebuilding New York City After Sandy

by | November 9, 2012
Category: News

Cynthia Rosenzweig in Crain’s New York Business said, “We should look at building barriers, but that also would take years and wouldn’t protect the entire New York metropolitan region…” Dr. Rosenzweig also discusses small-scale adaptation solutions, read the full article here: What New York Needs to Rebuild

Cynthia Rosenzweig does a Q&A on Hurricane Sandy with NOAA’s ClimateWatch Magazine

by | November 7, 2012
Category: Uncategorized

“The storm [Sandy] itself we can’t immediately link to climate change, but the flooding damage we can. As sea levels continue to rise, a storm of the same magnitude will cause even greater damages due to storm surges coming in on top of a higher “baseline” water level.” Read the Full Article: Superstorm Sandy and […]

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 […]

UCCRN: Rio+20 – The Mayors Summit

by | September 6, 2012
Category: News

While at the Rio+20 Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Cynthia Rosenzweig and Somayya Ali convened a panel of urban climate change scholars and practitioners at the Rio+C40 Mayors Summit in Forte de Copacabana. The UCCRN panel discussed the ways cities are currently acting as “first responders” to climate change. The panel met on June […]

Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig talks about urban climate change solutions at Michigan State University [Video]

by | April 10, 2010
Category: Video

As part of the Bioeconomy and Global Climate Change distinguished lecture series at, Cynthia Rosenzweig (Lead Scientist, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, NASA) discusses the newest phase of climate change research, how cities are most vulnerable to changes and how smaller cities can apply solutions used in mega-cities. Thanks to the Michigan State University Environmental Science […]

Interview: Cynthia Rosenzweig and Shagun Mehrotra at the Hub Culture Climate Pavilion in Copenhagen [Video]

by | December 17, 2009
Categories: News, Video