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Wellington Chen

Chinatown was hurt during Hurricane Sandy, with many non-English speaking elderly stranded in high rises without water, lights, heat, or elevators. What future plans for the historic neighborhood are best, as projections for sea level rise increase?

The business case for fast action on climate

This morning the Risky Business project released, “A Climate Risk Assessment For the United States.” The group formed to evaluate the economic risks of climate change in the United States and found that they are both immediate and immense.

Hurricane Sandy bulletin

(Screenshot: New York Times Interactive Hurricane Map; 11 AM, 10/26) New York City is in for quite a wallop from Hurricane Sandy, beginning on Sunday…