25 Aug '11, 10pm

Are East Coast Cities Prepared for Impacts of Hurricane Irene?

PlaNYC: a city-wide sustainability plan established in 2007 to address climate change mitigation and adaption efforts. NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Climate Change Task Force’s “Climate Change Assessment and Action Plan”: includes a range of tasks and actions, such as working with the science community to improve climate change projections, determining climate change impacts and related costs to water systems, identifying and implementing response strategies, and a commitment to reduce operational greenhouse gas emissions. Water system resiliency: NYC DEP past and future strategies include rebate programs for water conservation, green infrastructure strategies to reduce runoff and sewer overflows, maximizing water supplies from existing facilities, and infrastructural improvements to enhance reliability of water distribution systems. Addressing climate c...

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dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Aug '11, 3pm

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Aug '11, 12pm

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Hurricane Irene closed in on the Atlantic coast yesterday, triggering emergency preparations that included unprecedented e...

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treehugger.com 25 Aug '11, 9pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 26 Aug '11, 3am

Like most people on the East Coast, I’m anxiously watching the approach of Hurricane Irene, a swirling knot of wind and ra...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 24 Aug '11, 11pm

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channelnewsasia.com 25 Aug '11, 2pm

NEW YORK: New Yorkers on Thursday prepared for potential evacuation from Hurricane Irene, which was on track to blast in a...

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Hurricane Irene [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 22 Aug '11, 9pm

Irene formed as a tropical storm east of the Leeward Islands on August 20, 2011. By August 22, the storm had strengthened ...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Aug '11, 12pm

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season has been busy so far in terms of tropical storms with seven named storms; however, none...

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As the potentially devastating Hurricane Irene bears down on the east coast of the United States, millions are turning to ...