NYC warned of flood problems in September

Oct 31 2012

Handout of the South Ferry Whitehall St. subway exit in Lower Manhattan is shown in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in this still image taken from videoIn a prescient New York Times article in September, scientists warned that New York City could become paralyzed for a month or more if a storm–or rising sea levels caused by climate change–caused significant flooding. This passage, flagged by Reuters' Felix Salmon, stands out in particular: Consolidated Edison, the utility that supplies electricity to most […]

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