Climate adaptation, particularly how to pay for it, was central to negotiations at the recently concluded United Nations summit on climate change in Paris. Policymakers wrestled with the major adaptation issues – not just funding, but also development in urban hubs, crumbling water infrastructure and more. To help follow reactions to the adaptation discussion at […]
The "People's Climate March" in New York Sept. 21 is raising many climate-related issues ahead of a UN Summit on Sept. 23. But it also made explicit connections between Sandy, climate and the problems of future adaptation. Here's a sampling as we sifted through the many accounts of the march.
It was a year ago today that former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg issued the city’s roadmap for how to adapt to the future risks of climate change – a massive post-Sandy report called A Stronger, More Resilient New York. It was also that day that we launched AdaptNY, a unique experiment to improve media […]
The White House this morning released its latest national climate assessment, a massive report detailing regional impacts of climate change across the country. Our ongoing curation will help you track news coverage and reaction, especially on affects on the New York region and on how communities can adapt. [View the story “National Climate Assessment Warns […]
AdaptNY’s central aim is to foster discussion around the issue of climate adaptation, using primary source documentation to help inform that dialogue. To do this, we are working on three fronts: Curation – We’re using social media and the web site’s blogging tools to keep track of the reporting and information circulating around climate adaptation […]