July 14, 2013
Reporter Lenny Bernstein chats with Vicki Arroyo and Jessica Grannis of the Georgetown Climate Center for an in-depth look at some of New York's leading resiliency efforts following Hurricane Sandy.
Under a $19.5 billion blueprint released last month, New York outlined plans to fortify itself not only against the next big storm but against seas that scientists say could rise 2 1/2 feet by the 2050s and other climate-related challenges, including heat waves....
“It’s not rocket science. A lot of these things are things we do already,” said Jessica Grannis, adaptation program manager at the Georgetown Climate Center at Georgetown University Law Center, a clearinghouse for information on such preparations. “It’s just tailoring them to a changed future.”
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