Cynthia Rosenzweig co-chaired the New York City Panel on Climate Change, an expert body advising the mayor, from its inception four years before Hurricane Sandy, and well after. Here, she assesses what was learned, and done, before and after.
extreme weather Archives - State of the Planet
Engineer Daniel Zarrilli advised both the Bloomberg and deBlasio administrations in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. He is now a special advisor on sustainability and climate to Columbia University.
A scientist and writer reflects on the links between climate and extreme weather, New York City’s preparedness, and the role of the media in informing the public.
When a weather disaster happens every hundred years, it is an emergency. When it happens every year, it is a routine, periodic occurrence from which we need to protect ourselves.
Flooding is not uncommon for Pakistan, but the current crisis is simply unprecedented.
Increasingly extreme weather has the potential to derail renewable energy projects — but there are a few things we can do to keep moving forward.
As the tropical Pacific stays stuck in a cool phase, dangerous patterns persist worldwide.
Perhaps climate change policy will be a response to our growing experience with extreme weather events.
An intergenerational conversation about living with climate change and its impacts.
Given the essential role of the power grid, electric utilities are in a unique position to lead disaster mitigation and preparedness.