Protecting New York From Future Superstorms as Sea Levels Rise

This report aired on PBS NewsHour in November 2012 as part of the Coping with Climate Change series.

NYC Sandy
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Superstorm Sandy pummelled New York City, leaving millions without power for days, destroying thousands of homes and businesses along the coast and the New York harbor and causing billions of dollars in damage.

As thousands of residents continue to clean up from Hurricane Sandy, many are anticipating future disasters and considering how New York will cope with rising seas and potentially more devastating flooding.

 
 
 
 

Producer/Writer: Saskia de Melker
Camera: Brian Dentz and Saskia de Melker
Editor: Saskia de Melker
Correspondent: Hari Sreenivasan]