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Climate Desk

New York's Gas Crisis Is 'Like Something You See in the Movies'

Brooklyn drivers literally running on empty, stuck in gridlock.

Grim Scenes From New York's Flooded Subway System

Huge parts of the train network remain out of service. Here's why.

Carlo Allegri / Reuters

In New York, the Pay Phone Makes a Comeback, However Briefly

Nothing brings back old technology like a black out.

Reuters

Next for New York: Real Flood Prevention Plans

Once the city recovers, it will have to decide what to do about the next storm.

Andrew Kelly / Reuters

Making Our Coastal Cities More Resilient Can't Wait

Hurricane Sandy is the wake-up call.

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New York's Sustainability Catch-22

The city's greenest asset – its subway system – also became its greatest weakness this week.

Jennifer Sage

Deal of the Day: Cheap Sidewalk Lunch at a Fancy SoHo Restaurant

A silver lining, New York style.

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No, Looters Did Not Ravage New York During the Hurricane

Keeping calm and carrying on, literally.

Arcadis

5 Ideas That Could Have Prevented Flooding in New York

It's time to start seriously planning for climate change in the city.

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A Close-Up Look at Breezy Point's Hurricane-Caused Inferno

"I think we all can agree we're seeing complete and utter devastation."

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Sandy Was So Big At One Point She Stretched From Chicago to New England

A satellite capture from Tuesday showed the true scale of the massive weather system.

Reuters

On an Eerie New York Halloween

Hurricane Sandy has cast a long, spooky shadow.

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What Would New York Look Like If the Storm Surge Was Permanent?

It would be a lot smaller, for one thing.

Sarah Goodyear

Surveying the Damage at Red Hook and Gowanus

Brooklyn is already hard at work cleaning up.

Tom Mihalek/Reuters

14 Stunning Sandy Statistics

A by-the-numbers look at the wreckage left behind.

The 2011 Report That Predicted New York's Subway Flooding Disaster

Climate scientists saw this coming, and their estimates on service restoration are no more encouraging.

Reuters

These Unbelievable Pictures of Sandy's Destruction Are Actually Real

There are plenty of fake photos floating around this morning, but these images aren't lying.

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Hurricane Sandy: The Idiot Awards

The worst of this prolonged wind-whipping from Sandy is hopefully behind us, so it's time to start choosing candidates for 2012's Biggest Hurricane Idiot.

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Why You Should Text, Not Call to Check on Loved Ones Post-Sandy

FEMA and cell phone carriers are encouraging customers to use SMS.