NYC Rising

The world’s climate is changing and sea levels are rising. For New York City, Superstorm Sandy in 2012 was a costly wake-up call. Now, more than ever before, the city needs a way to protect its future and make it more resilient after extreme weather events. NYC Rising takes a look at five different solutions New Yorkers are using to fortify their homes and businesses for the future.

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NYC Rising: Food, Interrupted

Hunts Point food hub is dangerously vulnerable to climate disaster. Can it be protected?

NYC Rising: Food, Interrupted

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NYC Rising: Hooked Up

Red Hook residents develop a communication system for when disaster strikes.

NYC Rising: Hooked Up

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NYC Rising: Sealed for Freshness

Learn about an innovative solution to creating energy efficient homes.

NYC Rising: Sealed for Freshness

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NYC Rising: Power to the Block

An entrepreneur wants to bring clean energy to American inner cities, one block at a time.

NYC Rising: Power to the Block

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NYC Rising: Artful Solutions

One NYC museum constructs a fortress-like system to protect itself from floods.

NYC Rising: Artful Solutions