Climate and Society Co-Director Writes Op-ed for CNN
In thinking about these different types of risk, Orlove writes:
“I thought of the most vulnerable structure in Manhattan, the sea wall at the southern tip of the island. This wall, which protects the city’s subways from flooding, is nine feet high, usually a firm bulwark. But it faces three forces that bring waters higher. The tides are the first, and the second is the water pushed coastward by storms. The third is climate change.”
You can read the full piece on cnn.com.