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: Artful Solutions

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

    NYC Rising: Artful Solutions

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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: Sealed for Freshness

    Learn about an innovative solution to creating energy efficient homes.

    NYC Rising: Sealed for Freshness

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    NYC Rising: Hooked Up

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

    NYC Rising: Hooked Up