Get Past the Past: Climate Change Adaptation In & Around NYC
- September 23, 2010 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
- The New York Academy of Sciences
7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich St. (bet. Barclay & Vesey Sts.), 40th Floor
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- University Transportation Research Center, Region II
Climate change holds great uncertainties, but the fact of climate change is not in doubt. Cities, in which more than half the world’s population now live, are ever more at risk. The New York Metro Area — with its dense population, concentration of essential infrastructure systems and high-value building stock — is particularly vulnerable. Today, City government, The Port Authority and private insurers are developing risk management tools for identifying, assessing, and managing risks posed by climate change.