Superstorm Sandy: 5 Years Later
In partnership with Climate Desk, CityLab is looking at problems, solutions, and lessons learned.
Five years after Superstorm Sandy, some effects still linger.
We compared the strength, consequences, and long roads to recovery.
Scientists understand a lot more about how extreme weather affects the intensity of storms.
Here’s why one community chose not to rebuild.
Climate-resilient design is on the rise. Museums, seeking to protect their priceless art, are on this cutting edge.
The idea is to invite water in, not keep it out.
Storms and rising waters threaten cities’ food, but some municipalities are taking steps to keep shelves stocked and bellies full.
After devastating flooding in 2012, the New Jersey city is racing to develop its own backup power supply.
Hurricane Sandy exposed striking vulnerabilities in the city's supply chains.
Without addressing the complexities of local law, even the most resilient designs risk lingering on computer screens and drawing boards without implementation.
There are a huge number of physical, financial, and political obstacles.