Jun 27, 2016
Is NYC ready for serious sea level rise: a talk with Klaus Jacob (transcript)
Lilas Randrianarivony, Emily Rutland, Ana Deustua and Angie Koo attended Klaus Jacob’s talk at the AIA/Center for Architecture in March. Emily Rutland assisted with transcription, and additional lecture notes were provided by Angie Koo and Ana Deustua. Lilas’ synopsis of the talk is below, followed by a complete transcript: Our former Mayor, Michael Bloomberg, announced that […]
Jun 27, 2016
A sea level walk, and Klaus Jacob
Let’s assume Landmarks Preservation designation for the entire city – what would be necessary to keep it above water at the end of the century?
7th May 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Jane's Walk: the future sea level in lower Manhattan
What's the best response to the enormous social challenge of rising seas? Citizen's Climate Lobby, with nonpartisan leaders including George Shultz and James Hansen, has an idea, and you'll hear about it during the walk.
Nov 18, 2015
Co-Founder, Power Rockaways Resilience
The Power Rockaways Resilience team developed cultural knowledge so valuable that it led to an award from the White House.
Jun 26, 2013
The latest climate analysis for NYC: what's it mean for us?
How can we adapt and rebuild responsibly?
Jun 24, 2013
Klaus Jacob thinks the city should be planning even farther ahead
A child in the city may live many years past the planning program outlined in the city's report on Sandy.
May 3, 2013
Klaus Jacob on the future of a post-Sandy New York City
How do we effectively prepare NYC for another 'Hurricane Sandy'? Geophysicist Klaus Jacob thinks we should move out of the flood zones altogether.