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How the World Warmed
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How the World Warmed

Premiered: July 26, 2018

The earth is currently at its hottest point in recorded history and sea levels continue to rise to alarming levels around the globe- how did we get to our current climate crisis? Watch to learn “How the World Warmed” throughout history: the ...

How the Whitney Museum protects its priceless art
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How the Whitney Museum protects its priceless art

Premiered: February 14, 2018

Imagine huge pieces of mechanical equipment bobbing like corks in floodwater. That was the grim reality that the Whitney Museum of American Art faced after Superstorm Sandy ripped through lower Manhattan in 2012. The storm flooded the construction ...

How do we green America’s inner cities?
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How do we green America’s inner cities?

Premiered: February 14, 2018

An innovative start-up is targeting a low-tech problem with high-tech solutions. With about 70% of New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions coming from its buildings, for Brooklyn native Donnel Baird the solution is simple: bring green power to ...

What does a home of the future look like?
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What does a home of the future look like?

Premiered: February 14, 2018

Imagine that it’s a bone-chilling 35 degrees outside… yet it’s a comfy 70 degrees inside your home, and the heat isn’t on! That’s the wonderful reality of living in what is called a “Passive House”. We’ll take you inside a home ...

When disaster strikes, how do we communicate?
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When disaster strikes, how do we communicate?

Premiered: February 14, 2018

When Superstorm Sandy hit, residents of the Red Hook Houses, the largest public housing development in Brooklyn with over 7,000 residents, struggled without power and clean water for almost a month. Instead of waiting for help, residents and civic ...

NYC Rising
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NYC Rising

Posted: February 5, 2018

The world’s climate is changing and sea levels are rising. For New York City, Superstorm Sandy in 2012 was a costly wake-up call. Now, more than ever before, the city needs a way to protect its future and make it more resilient after extreme ...

How one storm could destroy NYC’s main food supply
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How one storm could destroy NYC’s main food supply

Premiered: February 7, 2018

In Hunts Point, the workday ends at 7:00AM for most workers. That's because they've been working all night in the bustling food distribution center in the South Bronx that serves as the food supply hub for 22 million people... but sits vulnerably ...

Rebuild or Retreat
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Rebuild or Retreat

Posted: October 26, 2017

As climate change impacts rising sea levels and extreme weather events, coastal communities around the globe are threatened. New Jersey’s shorelines offer a case study on the difficult realities of a warming world. What does the future hold as ...