‘Above-normal’ hurricane season predicted for region for 7th year straight year, feds say
“We're seeing such a dramatic change in the type of weather events that we're facing as a result of climate change," said FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell, New York City's former OEM commissioner.
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Brooklyn’s District 33 becomes first in NYC to release its own climate plan
Residents say they’ve been waiting 10 years – since Superstorm Sandy – for city officials to develop climate resiliency and emergency responses.
May 10, 7:02 AM
$50M southeast Queens sewage project completed, mayor says
The project, part of a larger package of city resiliency measures, is aimed at alleviating chronic flooding in Queens.
Mar 9, 4:49 PM
We’re Getting Less Snow, And It’s Having A Big Impact On The Environment, Study Shows
Researchers are analyzing 100 years worth of snowfall data, finding significant declines linked to climate change.
Jan 7, 6:01 AM
NYC Custodial Staff Rode Out Nor'Easter Overnight In Public Schools To Prevent Flooding
"Our fantastic facilities staff are on the front line every day making sure our City’s young people have safe, secure places to learn, including overnight if needed."
Oct 27, 2021 9:19 AM
Nor'easter Dumps Rain On New York, New Jersey
Nearly four inches of rain is expected in New York City.
Oct 26, 2021 10:40 AM
NYC Issues Travel Advisory Ahead Of Tuesday's Coastal Storm
Rainfall could reach up to five inches by Tuesday evening.
Updated: Oct 25, 2021 6:32 PM
More Than A Month After Ida, A Family That Lost Everything Is Still Without a Home
“It’s as if it were prohibited for immigrants to attain housing with dignity.”
Oct 13, 2021 11:44 AM
Why One Queens Block Has Flooded For Decades
Two maps can tell the story of a street in Hollis.
Oct 7, 2021 4:04 PM
Uncertain Future For NYC's Program To Bring Dangerous Basement Apartments Up To Code
A council member says tropical storm Ida showed that upgrading units below street level, often occupied by the poor, is a matter of life and death in the era of climate change
Sep 27, 2021 2:06 PM
How Extreme Flooding Of This Bronx Highway Could Have Been Avoided
“For the first 20 years or so, it was just us advocates screaming like this needs to get done. And none of the government agencies would listen to us."
Sep 23, 2021 11:51 AM
"Buy Us Out": Queens Homeowners Flooded By Ida Say Relocation May Be Their Only Solution
A group of southeast Queens residents, who were among the worst hit by the September 1st storm, say flooding issues have plagued the neighborhood for decades.
Sep 21, 2021 5:15 PM
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