The impact of Hurricane Sandy on New York City and surrounding areas has urban planners and government officials considering adaption strategies for climate change with a new sense of urgency. What does the current state of science tell us about what cities should be doing to prepare for these effects—particularly if they are much more intense than previously assumed? And what role can natural habitats play in helping cities prepare?
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In this three-part series on conservation and conservation science, the New York Academy of Sciences and the Nature Conservancy explore some of the dynamics and critical issues involving people and nature.
• Adapting Cities to Climate Change in a Post-Sandy World, Thursday, January 24, 2013
• Where Will the Water of the Future Come From?, Thursday, February 28, 2013
• The Limits of the Planet: A Debate, Thursday, March 21, 2013