Affordable housing units face greater risks from rising seas because they are usually not fortified against storms or coastal flooding
The sawtooth pattern of carbon levels over the past million years has shot up swiftly.
Nonprofits and city planners are working to create more affordable housing, but they’re up against legislation that rewards rampant development.
A medida que el cambio climático produce un incremento en el nivel del mar, se prevé que el número de viviendas asequibles en riesgo de inundación costera se triplique a casi 25.000 en todo el país en los próximos 30 años.
New Jerseyans living in public housing confront financial hardship. As many as 15,000 also face rising tides that could wreck their homes.
A new analysis conducted by scientists at Climate Central and published in Environmental Research Letters highlights the equity implications of sea level rise in the first nationwide assessment of risk to the country’s affordable housing supply.
This joint article with Michael Sol Warren from NJ Advance Media and Charles Wohlforth from Climate Central examines how seniors and brown communities in cities like Newark and Elizabeth are most threatened by rising temperatures.
This article, produced in partnership with WNYC reporter Clarisa Diaz, examines the the cooling power of trees and parks in cities.