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New York City is Sinking, and No One Knows What to Do

New York City will become more submerged as this century progresses, yet city leaders and citizens are woefully unprepared for this eventuality.

Insurance Companies Made Millions on Hurricane Sandy

A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts --…

People Are Turning to Green Building After Storms

With climate change cementing its hold on our planet, we are seeing stronger storms. That mean's it's time to get smarter about green…

BASF CreatorSpace NYC Confronts Post-Sandy Neighborhood Realities

BASF's Creator Space Summits tour, which will head to New York City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Sao Paolo, Barcelona and Ludwigshaven, invite an array of…

Toyota’s Social Innovation Umbrella

Latondra Newton just took on a new role and has been asked to unite – for the first time – Toyota’s North American…

Two Years After Sandy: NYC Plans for Transportation Resiliency

Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, New York City has not only repaired and restored its transportation infrastructure from the storm’s damage, but…

The High and the Low: Climate Change Resiliency in NYC

As a coastal city with an inland water supply, New York City faces a unique set of challenges for climate change resiliency in…

Climate Change Inaction Costs Taxpayers Billions

There is a lingering perception that investing in technologies, initiatives and processeses aimed at countering climate change is just another drain on already…

San Francisco Partners with ‘Sharing’ Startups to Save Lives During Disaster

Technology is changing the way people respond to emergencies. When Hurricane Sandy resulted in dead and backed-up phone lines, people turned to social…

New York: First State to Caution Investors About Climate Change

If you’re interested in buying New York bonds, the state wants you to know that “climate change poses a long-term risk to the…

Ceres: Insurance Industry Unprepared for Climate Change

Last week’s Ceres report on insurance and climate change revealed insurance companies are not prepared for climate change’s impacts on their business.

Climate Change Reaching Human and Geophysical Tipping Points

There seems top be some evidence to suggest that as the storm tide swept over the East Coast last Fall, it lifted the…

Sandy Aftermath Highlights Need For Storm Surge Protection Design

In the wake of superstorm Sandy, it is imperative that storm surge protection design is implemented to protect miles of vulnerable coastline in…

2012 Year End Sustainability Wrap-up

When we look back at 2012 from what we hope will be a sustainable future, what will be the things that stand out…

Post Sandy: Predicting Supply Chain Disaster

The question before the supply chain crowd these days, post Hurricane Sandy, is: Are supply chain disasters predictable? The easy answer is yes,…