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The impossible battle to flood-proof New York City

The impossible battle to flood-proof New York City

To manage the rising risk of extreme rainfall, the Big Apple will need to get spongier. Here’s how creating more green infrastructure could keep the city high and dry. 
The Field Report: Ranking chain restaurants on animal welfare

The Field Report: Ranking chain restaurants on animal welfare

Fast food companies have made big promises on animal welfare in recent years. But this week, animal welfare organizations released two different reports that call out those companies and other restaurant chains for falling short on their promises.

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Overlapping disasters expose harsh climate reality: The US is not ready
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Overlapping disasters expose harsh climate reality: The US is not ready

The deadly flooding in the Northeast, on the heels of destruction from Louisiana to California, shows the limits of adapting to climate change. Experts say it will only get worse.
london tube stations climate impacts
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Will London’s Tube stations face more floods?

Both climate change and the "increased laying of asphalt over earth surfaces" puts more pressure on sewers and will contribute to increased flooding in London and subsequently the city's underground system in the future.

Climate crisis turns world's subways into flood zones
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Climate crisis turns world's subways into flood zones

Swift, deadly flooding in China this week inundated a network that wasn’t even a decade old, highlighting the risks faced by cities globally.
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Heavy rains pound New York City, flooding subway stations and roads
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Heavy rains pound New York City, flooding subway stations and roads

More than a dozen people were rescued from a flooded highway in the Bronx, and more rain was expected on Friday with the arrival of Tropical Storm Elsa.
Public transit faces huge service cuts across U.S.
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Public transit faces huge service cuts across U.S.

Reeling from the pandemic, transit agencies are grappling with drastic reductions in ridership and pleading for help from Washington.
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