Relevant News Articles 

Army Corps prefers small flood gates to large storm surge barriers, by Ari Ephraim Feldman, NY1, August 17, 2022.

Can Nature-based alternatives to seawalls keep the waves at bay?, by Aliya Uteuova, The Guardian, August 12, 2022.

We Will All End Up Paying for Someone Else’s Beach House, by Francis Wilkinson, Guest Essayist, New York Times, August 8, 2022.

New NYC storm surge map shows how climate change threatens affordable housing, upscale waterfront, by Rosemary Misdary and Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky, Gothamist, July 28, 2022.

These hurricane flood maps reveal the climate future for Miami, NYC and D.C., by Jenny Staletovich, Nick Underwood, Jaclyn Jeffrey-Wilensky, Rosemary Misdary, and Jacob Fenston, NPR, July 28, 2022.

Behind a Billion Dollar Bid to Save Lower Manhattan, by Patrick Sisson, Bloomberg, July 26, 2022.

A ‘Living Shoreline’ Takes Root in New York’s Jamaica Bay, by Hannah Loss, Inside Climate News, July 21, 2022. 

As NYC Releases New Flood Maps, Here’s What You Can Do Before the Water Starts Rising, Rachel Holliday Smith & Samantha Maldonado, The City, July 6, 2022.

South Fork Wind Adopts Enhanced Right Whale Protections, by Alison Chase, Nathanael Green, & Francine Kershaw, Natural Resources Defense Council, June 27, 2022.

‘Reef Balls’ Gain Traction for Shoreline Protection, by Daniel Cusick, E&E News, May 17, 2022.

Senate Panel Clears Water Resources Bill With $24.7B for Corps' Projects, by Tome Ichniowski, Engineering News-Record, May 4, 2022.

How New York City Plans to Soak Up the Rain, by Linda Poon, Bloomberg, April 14, 2022.

Climate change is already disrupting the global supply chain. Here’s how, by Jacques Leslie, PBS News Hour, March 26, 2022.

Extending Manhattan Is Not Going to Save New York From Flooding, by Tian Wang, Architizer, March 15, 2022.

Climate Responses That Backfire Are a Growing Problem, IPCC Says, by Leslie Kaufman and Eric Roston, Bloomberg, March 2, 2022. 

Climate Change is Harming the Planet Faster Than We Can Adapt, U.N. Warns,  by Brad Plummer and Raymond Zhong, NY Times, February 28, 2022.

Louisiana’s $2-Billion Gamble: Flood the Land to Save the Coast, by Duy Linh Tu & Julian Lim, Scientific American, January 27, 2022.

Texas may get a coastal storm barrier, but will it be too late?, by Bethany Irvine, The Texas Tribune, January 21, 2022.

How coastal cities can build climate resilience as the clock ticks, by Kara Baskin, MIT Management Sloan School, January 11, 2022.

Rebuilt New Orleans Levees Saved Lives and Property, Thomas Frank, Scientific American, January 10, 2022.

How a Category 5 Hurricane Could Wipe Out New York City for Good, by Eric Spitznagel, NY Post, January 1, 2022. 

What Does it Mean to Save a Neighborhood? , by Michael Kimmelman, NY Times, December 2, 2021. 

New York City Is Building a Wall of Oysters to Fend Off Floods, by Julia Hotz, Bloomberg News, November 19, 2021. 

The battle over a vast New York park: is this climate resilience or capitalism?, by Edward Helmore, The Guardian, October 31, 2021. 

Unlimited Sand and Money Still Won’t Save the Hamptons, by Polly Mosendz and Eric Roston, Bloomberg News, October 29, 2021. 

Nine years after Sandy, rush to resiliency: Climate change is here and NYC is under threat, by Justin Brannan and Karen Imas, Daily News, October 29, 2021. 

Opinion: NYC Needs a New Metric for Warning Residents About Deadly Storms, Opinion Piece* by Kevin Reed, City Limits, September 15, 2021. 

The Storm Warnings Were Dire. Why Couldn’t New York Be Protected?, by Jesse McKinley, Dana Rubenstein, & Jeffrey C. Mays, New York Times, September 3, 2021.

The days of 'let's see what happens' are over, Opinion Piece* by Carl Safina, CNN, September 3, 2021. 

Overlapping Disasters Expose Harsh Climate Reality: The U.S. Is Not Ready, by Christopher Flavelle, Anne Barnard, Brad Plumer, & Michael Kimmelman, New York Times, September 2, 2021.

Climate Change is Bankrupting America's Small Towns, by Christopher Flavelle, New York Times, September 2, 2021. 

Ida's deluge renews calls for massie N.Y. sea walls, by Hannah Northey & Daniel Cusick, E&E News, September 2, 2021.

The Truth is That You Can't Protect Everything From Every Hurricane, Opinion Piece* New York Times, September 2, 2021. 

In Ida's Grip, Louisiana Struggles to Assess the Damage, The New York Times, August 30, 2021. 

We’re Hitting the Limits of Hurricane Preparedness, by Robinson Meyer, The Atlantic, August 29, 2021. 

Henri unlikely to be another Superstorm Sandy, New York Times, August 19, 2021.

Henri Downgraded to Tropical Storm, New York Times, August 16, 2021.

IPCC Climate Report: Earth is Warmer than its been in 125,000 years, by Jeff Tollefson, Nature, August 9, 2021. 

The Seas Are Rising. Could Oysters Protect Us?, by Eric Kleinberg, The New Yorker, August 2, 2021. 

The Extent of Flooding in the Hardest-Hit Areas of Europe, by Weiyi Cai, Taylor Johnston, Eleanor Lutz, and Tim Wallace, New York Times, July 17, 2021.

Climate Scientists Shocked by Scale of Floods in Germany, by Jonathan Watts, The Guardian, July 16, 2021. 

Why Giving Rivers Space to Flood Helps Fish, Wildlife and Communities, by Randall L. Behm, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, June 23, 2021. 

Stay or Go? Climate Disaster Victims Face Wrenching Decision, by Daniel Cusick, Scientific American, June 23, 2021. 

A Boston Harbor coastal resiliency system? ‘Layered defense’, by Bill Golden, Boston Globe, May 31, 2021. 

City Seeks Feedback on Plan for the Future of the Waterfront , by Billy Richling, Bklyner., May 11, 2021.

Climate Protests Go Virtual, but Still Have a Voice, by John Schwartz, New York Times, April 22, 2021. 

U.S. Says It Will Sharply Cut Emissions and Increase Funds to Vulnerable Countries to Fight Climate Change, by Somini Sengupta, Lisa Friedman, & Chris Flavelle, New York TImes, April 22, 2021. 

Biden’s Intelligence Director Vows to Put Climate at ‘Center’ of Foreign Policy, by Glenn Thrush and Julian E. Barnes, April 22, 2021. 

Chinese Leader Xi Jinping Promises to Strictly Limit Coal, by Somini Sengupta, New York Times, April 22, 2021. 

What’s on the agenda for Biden’s climate summit, and who’s attending?, by Aishvarya Kavi and Glenn Thrush, New York Times, April 22, 2021. 

Cities Are Our Best Hope for Surviving Climate Change, by Linda Poon, Laura Millan Lombrana, and Sam Dodge, Bloomberg Green, April 21, 2021. 

Seven Infrastructure Problems in Urgent Need of Fixing, by Rick Rojas, New York Times, April 5, 2021.

Biden's Climate Plan Means Tough Choices: Which Homes Get Saved?, by Christopher Flavelle, New York Times, March 31, 2021.

Construction to Raise East River Park Above Rising Waters Starts This Spring, by Ari Ephraim Feldman, NY1, March 31, 2021.   

Biden Administration Announces a Major Offshore Wind Plan, by Brad Plummer and Lisa Friedman, New York Times, March 29, 2021. 

Biden Administration makes a swath of ocean between NY and NJ an offshore wind zone, by Brad Plummer and Lisa Friedman, New York Times, March 29, 2021. 

Chuck Schumer Stalls Climate Overhaul of Flood Insurance Program, by Christopher Flavelle and Emily Cochrane, New York Times, March 18, 2021. 

How Everybody Ends Up Paying for Climate Crisis, by David R. Baker and Mark Chediak, Insurance Journal, March 15, 2021.

FEMA Says It Will Make Disaster Response More Equitable, by Thomas Frank, Scientific American, March 15, 2021. 

Tiny Town, Big Decision: What Are We Willing to Pay to Fight the Rising Sea?, by Christopher Flavelle, New York Times, March 14, 2021.

Big Step Forward for $50 Billion Plan to Save Louisiana Coast, by John Schwartz, New York Times, March 5, 2021. 

Dredging the Coast Is Making Flooding Worse, a New Study Says, by Leslie Kaufman, Bloomberg Green, March 5, 2021.

NYC resiliency office at risk as federal grant erodes, councilmembers say, by David Brand, Queens: Daily Eagle, March 1, 2021.

Climate Threats Could Mean Big Jumps in Insurance Costs This Year, by Christopher Flavelle, New York Times, February 22, 2021.

Most Americans Don’t Have Enough Flood Insurance for Climate Change, by Leslie Kaufman and Mira Rojanasakul, Bloomberg Green, February 22, 2021. 

The Far Reaching Effects of the Storm, on Power and People, by Brad Plumer and Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times, Feb. 17, 2021.

Is This High-Speed Train the First Megaproject of the Biden Era?, by Anthony Flint, Bloomberg City Lab, Feb. 17, 2021. 

Amid Rising Seas, ‘Dry' Jersey Shore Resort Is Wetter Than It Likes, by Wayne Perry, NBC Philedelphia, Feb. 17, 2021. 

More choice- an answer to America's gaping flood protection gap, by Bethan Moorcraft, Insurance Business Magazine, Feb. 15, 2021. 

Water Resources Development Act Passes 2020, by Kate Boicourt, Waterfront Alliance, Dec. 18, 2020.

Congress Fixes Flaws in NYC-Area Coastal Defense Planning, by Jarett Murphy, City Limits, Dec. 9, 2020.

Biden to surf new wave of global climate action, by Ryan Heath and Catherine Boudreau, Politico, Dec. 8, 2020.  

In Many Cities, Climate Change Will Flood Affordable Housing, by Patrick Sisson, Bloomberg CityLab, Dec. 1, 2020.

The 2020 Hurricane Season in Rewind, NY Times, Nov. 16, 2020. 

The $36 Trillion Bill for Neglecting Climate and Free Trade, By Tom Orlik, Bjorn Van Roye, Maeva Cousin, Johanna Jeansson and Jamie Rush,, Nov. 13, 2020. 

NASA Watches Sea Level Rise from Space, and its Centers' Windows, by Lara Streiff, Climate NASA, Nov. 10, 2020. 

Mr. Infrastructure: 11 NYC Projects a Biden Administration Should Fund, by Jeff Andrews, CURBED New York, Nov. 4, 2020. 

Venice's controversial barriers prevent flooding for second time, by Angela Giuffrida, The Gaurdian, Oct. 15, 2020. 

Venice holds back the water for first time in 1,200 years, by Julia Buckley, CNN, Oct. 5, 2020.

Floodgates in Venice Work in First Major Test, by Elisabetta Povoledo, NY Times, Oct. 3, 2020.

New flood barriers keep Venice dry despite high storm tides, by Dana Kennedy, NY Post, Oct. 3, 2020.

Would the Chairperson of the Board Please Step Up! , by Malcolm Bowman, West View News, August 6, 2020. 

Hundreds of Toxic Superfund Sites Imperiled by Sea-Level Rise, Study Warns, by David Hasemyer, Inside Climate News, July 28, 2020.

Destroying a Way of Life to Save Louisiana, by Nathaniel Rich,  NY Times, July 25, 2020.

Measuring Sea Level Rise, by NYSDEC, YouTube, July 13, 2020.

Flood-weary Venice puts 'Moses' inflatable barriers to the test, by Frances D'Emilio, ABC News, July 13, 2020.

How humans are altering the tides of the ocean, by Alexandra Witz, BBC News, July 5, 2020.

Off-shore sea gates could protect New York, by Bob Yaro, City and State NY, July 1, 2020.

New Data Reveals Hidden Flood Risks Across America, by Christopher Flavelle, Denise Lu, NY Times, June 29, 2020.

Rising Seas Threaten an American Institution: The 30-Year Mortgage, by Christopher Flavelle, NY Times, June 19, 2020.

Storm surges are often the biggest killers in hurricanes, by Kris 6 News, YouTube, June 18, 2020.

Borrowed time: Climate change threatens U.S. mortgage market, by Zack Coleman and Katy O'Donnel, Politico, June 8, 2020.

Rethinking Tsunami Protection: Park-Like Defenses Can Provide a Sustainable Alternative to Towering Seawalls, by Stanford School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, May 30, 2020.

Government Watchdog Chides FEMA for Lax Flood Enforcement, by Thomas Frank, Scientific American, May 15, 2020.

Tidal Exchange Issue, Hudson-River Foundation, May 12, 2020.

Don't close door on seagates, by Newsday Editorial Board, March 1, 2020.

Superstorm resiliency study halted by Trump administration, by Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, Feb 27, 2020.

After Trump Mocks a Sea Wall in New York, Plan Is Abruptly Shelved, by Anne Bernard, NY Times, Feb 25, 2020. 

A Crisis Right Now: San Francisco and Manila Face Rising Seas, by Somini Sengupta & Chang W. Lee, NY Times, Feb 13, 2020.

Giant dams enclosing North Sea could protect millions from rising waters,  by Jon Henley and Alan Evans, The Guardian, Feb 12, 2020.

East River Park flood project opponents sue NYC in bid to stop it, by Melissa Klein, NY Post, Feb 8, 2020.                 

The $119 Billion Sea Wall That Could Defend New York … or Not, by Anne Barnard, NY Times, Jan 17, 2020.

NY & NJ Harbor & Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study (HATS), by United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Feb 2019.

The Science Behind Sandy Two Years Later, by Paul C. Focazio, New York Sea Grant, March 15, 2015. 

Storm of the Century, by Mark Fischetti, Scientific American, June 2013.

A New Manhattan Project, by Bill Keller, NY Times, Nov 11, 2012.

 A City at Sea, by Malcolm Bowman, NY Times Op Ed, Sep 25, 2005.