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Is NYC Safe From Storms? Of Course Not.
The Guardian
, November 05, 2014

On Sandy Anniversary, Climate Change Means More Big Storms
International Business Times
, October 28, 2014

Extreme High Tides Could Flood New York City Streets
WNYC
, October 13, 2014

New Initiative Links Health and Learning at Elementary Schools
Columbia Spectator
, October 07, 2014

Was Climate Change Responsible for Hurricane Sandy?
WNYC
, September 29, 2014

Queens Can Help Save the Earth
Queens Chronicle
, August 28, 2014

World Trade Center Ship Gets Its Birth Date
The New Yorker
, August 07, 2014

Ship Unearthed at World Trade Center From Revolutionary Era
National Geographic News
, July 31, 2014

Tackling the Mystery of Shipwreck Under the World Trade Center
Daily Mail
, July 29, 2014

Tree Rings Solve Mystery of World Trade Center Ship
Discovery News
, July 28, 2014

Tree Rings Solve World Trade Center Ship Mystery
HIstory.com
, July 28, 2014

A Mission to Separate Organic Waste in New York City Trash
New York Times
, July 18, 2014

New York Will Have to Become Like Venice
Next City
, June 25, 2014

Earthquake Potential for New York City
WPIX TV
, April 02, 2014

NY Regulator, Utility Embrace Plan to Climate-Proof Power Grid
Inside Climate News
, March 12, 2014

Absorbing the Runoff
Columbia magazine
, February 01, 2014

11 Cities That May Run Out of Water Sooner Than You Think
Huffington Post
, December 04, 2013

European Cities Slow to Adapt to Climate Change
Weather Channel
, December 03, 2013

How and Where Should We Rebuild After Natural Disasters?
NPR All Things Considered
, November 18, 2013

Bloomberg's Hidden Legacy
Inside Climate News
, November 17, 2013

How Oysters Could Save New York
Bloomberg News
, November 12, 2013

Hurricane Sandy One Year On
Xinhua
, October 30, 2013

Hot in the City
BBC Radio 4
, October 30, 2013

Lessons Learned From Hurricane Sandy
Voice of America
, October 29, 2013

Sandy Showed That Our Rebuilding Policies Need Reform
Al Jazeera America
, October 29, 2013

The Storm of the Century That Comes Year After Year
PBS Newshour
, October 29, 2013

The Scientist Who Helped Save New York's Subways
LiveScience
, October 28, 2013

Climate May Make Flooding Like Sandy's More Frequent
CBS News
, October 28, 2013

What We Didn't Learn From Superstorm Sandy
CNN
, October 26, 2013

A Year After Sandy, City Sees Long, Expensive Road
ClimateWire
, October 25, 2013

The Lessons of Superstorm Sandy
Living on Earth
, October 25, 2013

The Man Who Warned of Sandy
Climate Central
, October 22, 2013

The Aftermath of Megastorm Sandy
PBS NOVA
, October 09, 2013

Preparing NYC for Disaster Response
WNYC
, October 04, 2013

Arsenic Contamination Threatens Water in Hanoi
New York Times
, September 23, 2013

How 'Green Roofs' Could Cool Urban Heat Islands
Scientific American
, September 19, 2013

The Sociology of Sandy
LiveScience
, August 12, 2013

Detroit's Bankruptcy: The Bigger Problem
USA Today
, July 29, 2013

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Discovered in Hudson River
Newsy
, July 21, 2013

Hudson River Bacteria Linked to Sewage
North Jersey.com
, July 19, 2013

Study Forecasts Deadly Results of Warming in New York
Reuters TV
, July 16, 2013

Is NYC Climate Plan Enough to Fend Off Rising Seas?
Inside Climate News
, June 24, 2013

NYC Prepares for Severe Weather in Future
Associated Press
, June 11, 2013

Heat-Related Deaths Could Rise in Cities
CNC News
, June 01, 2013

Heat Deaths in New York Could Rise 20 Percent
Guardian
, May 19, 2013

Study Projects Steep Increase in NYC Heat-Related Deaths
Climate Central
, May 19, 2013

Storm of the Century--Every Two Years
Scientific American
, May 15, 2013

Ignorance Leads to Fears of Burning Waste, Says Expert
South China Post
, May 07, 2013

New York City Studies Response to Rising Seas
Voice of America
, April 18, 2013

Lighting Up the Night
Discover
, April 07, 2013

Stormproofing New York: A New Reality Meets an Older One
ClimateWire
, March 25, 2013

Historical Riches Sit at Bottom of Hudson River
USA Today
, March 12, 2013

How to Adjust to Rising Sea Levels
Wall Street Journal
, March 07, 2013

The Science of Future Sandy-Like Events
NY1
, March 06, 2013

New York's Tipping Point in Response to Climate Change
Financial Times
, March 01, 2013

Sandy's Wake
Columbia magazine
, February 02, 2013

How We Can Prepare for Future Disasters
Huffington Post
, January 28, 2013

A Scientist Who Warned for Years of a Hurricane Like Sandy
NY1
, January 28, 2013

Risk of Hurricane Sandy-Like Surge Events Rising
Climate Central
, January 24, 2013

Shrinking the Urban Footprint
Gotham Gazette
, January 24, 2013

New York's Post Sandy Future
Gotham Gazette
, January 17, 2013

How Can Cities Be 'Climate-Proofed'?
The New Yorker
, January 07, 2013

Predicting When the Next Sandy Will Hit
WNYC
, January 02, 2013

Guardian of Gotham
Nature
, December 19, 2012

New York Planners Prep for a ‘New Normal’ of Powerful Storms
NPR Morning Edition
, December 13, 2012

Calculating the Cost of Disaster vs. the Price of Resilience
GreenBiz.com
, December 07, 2012

How Should New York Rebuild?
New York Times
, December 06, 2012

New Report Finds Future Sea Level Rise Will Be Significant
WMHT public radio
, December 06, 2012

Looking to Cities in Search of Global Warming’s Silver Lining
New York Times
, November 26, 2012

People Who Mattered in 2012: The Cassandra of Hurricane Sandy
Time
, November 24, 2012

When Paradise Avenue Went Underwater
Xinhua
, November 23, 2012

U.S. Politicians Urged to Seize Sandy Moment on Climate Change
Guardian
, November 22, 2012

Quick Action Urged to Plan Coastal City of Future
ClimateWire
, November 20, 2012

Inside the Megastorm
PBS Nova
, November 18, 2012

Climate Science and Sandy
WNYC Brian Lehrer
, November 15, 2012

Despite Risk, Many Can't Resist Living By the Water
NPR Talk of the Nation
, November 12, 2012

How to Improve Coastal Cities' Climate Resilience
Scientific American
, November 09, 2012

Can We Wall Out the Sea?
NPR On Point
, November 08, 2012

How to Survive the Next Big Storm
Scientific American
, November 07, 2012

The Weight of Hurricane Sandy
The Atlantic
, November 06, 2012

Sandy May Have Long-Term Effects on Public Health
ClimateWire
, November 06, 2012

Superstorm Sandy and Sea-Level Rise
ClimateWatch
, November 06, 2012

No Debate: Climate Change Exists, and We Are Not Prepared
Bloomberg TV
, November 04, 2012

Protecting New York, Before Next Time
New York Times
, November 04, 2012

Effects of Climate on NY--and on One Man Who Predicted Them
NPR Living on Earth
, November 02, 2012

Fixing NYC's Underground Power Grid Is No Easy Task
NPR Morning Edition
, November 02, 2012

As Storm Recovery Continues, Looking to the Future
NPR Science Friday
, November 02, 2012

Protecting New York After Sandy
Canadian Broadcasting Corp
, November 02, 2012

Worrying Beyond Hurricane Sandy
New York Times
, November 01, 2012

A Crisis Foretold: Studies Warned NY Was Threatened by Climate
Democracy Now!
, November 01, 2012

Sandy Raises Questions About Climate and the Future
NPR Fresh Air
, November 01, 2012

3-D Maps Pictured Sandy's Destruction--Five Years Ago
Inside Climate News
, November 01, 2012

Hurricane Fatalities Keep Mounting
Capital New York
, November 01, 2012

NY Subway Flooding Eerily Matches Climate Model
NPR Marketplace
, November 01, 2012

After Sandy: Can We Build More Resilient Cities?
WNPR, Connecticut Public Radio
, October 31, 2012

In Wake of Sandy, Climate Change Raises Stakes for New York
CNN
, October 29, 2012

Salt Water Jeopardizes NY Subways
Wall Street Journal
, October 29, 2012

Sandy Is a Wake-Up Call on Sea-Level Rise
BBC's The World
, October 29, 2012

Columbia Panel Urges Quick Action to Plan Coastal City of Future
ClimateWire
, October 20, 2012

What''s Bubbling Up From Newtown Creek?
New York Times
, September 12, 2012

New York Lags as Seas and Risks Rise, Critics Warn
New York Times
, September 11, 2012

Advocates Press New York on Possibly Harmful Waterway Cleanup
DNAinfo
, September 11, 2012

High Schoolers Delve Into Workings of a Marsh
Columbia News
, August 23, 2012

Can Urban Farming Go Corporate?
Reuters
, July 20, 2012

A Carbon Sequestration Graveyard Beneath Jersey?
Newark Star-Ledger
, June 26, 2012

Along the Hudson, Fallen Slab Jolts a Landscape of Towering Cliffs
New York Times
, June 20, 2012

Green Roofs in Cities Bring Relief From Above
New York Times
, May 22, 2012

Young Trees in a Hurry
New York Magazine
, April 29, 2012

In Cities, Bright Is the New Black
Earth & Sky
, April 26, 2012

On an Urban Heat Island, Zippy Red Oaks
New York Times
, April 25, 2012

Trees Benefit From Radiant Heat in Urban Areas
Gizmag
, April 25, 2012

Waste to Energy: Step Forward or Back?
WNYC
, April 16, 2012

Climate Change Could Cripple New York Transportation
Climate Central
, April 10, 2012

Trucks and Low-Quality Heating Oil May Explain Asthma Hot Spots
Environmental Research Web
, April 02, 2012

Warm Winter Could Lead to Hot, Buggy Spring
NY1
, March 20, 2012

Tree Rings Indicate Atlantans Have Unsustainable Water Habits
Scientific American
, March 15, 2012

In Urban Cool Contest, White Trumps Black
New York Times
, March 09, 2012

New York's White Roofs Prove They're Cool
Miller-McCune magazine
, March 08, 2012

The Future of Garbage
WNYC Leonard Lopate
, February 10, 2012

New York City Energy Use All Over the Map
Wall Street Journal
, February 01, 2012

Is Your Building Gobbling Energy?
New York Times
, January 31, 2012

Could U.S. Northeast Store CO2 Beneath Its Feet?
Popular Mechanics
, January 06, 2012

Plowing Up New Ground in NYC
New York Times
, November 21, 2011

Global Warming May Open Floodgates on New York City
New York Daily News
, November 21, 2011

Bright Is the New Black
WAMC public radio
, November 18, 2011

NY Subways Prep for Climate Change
WNYC
, November 17, 2011

A Pay-As-You-Go Approach to Powering the World
PhysOrg
, October 26, 2011

Cities Will Feel Brunt as Population Passes 7 Billion
Scientific American
, October 19, 2011

'Foodshed' Modeling Aims to Increase Regional Self-Sufficiency
Spatial Sustain
, October 13, 2011

Subway Dust: A Gaping Hole in Health Research
ScienceLine
, October 11, 2011

Sustainability Lessons for the Big Apple
Forbes
, October 10, 2011

Secrets of a World Trade Center Shipwreck
Discovery News
, September 07, 2011

Disaster Island
The New Yorker
, September 05, 2011

Mapping New York City's Agricultural Potential
SmartPlanet
, August 24, 2011

How Does Your Rooftop Grow?
LiveScience
, August 16, 2011

As Ecosystems, Cities Yield Surprises
New York Times
, August 11, 2011

A Perfect Storm of Sewage
Huffington Post
, August 09, 2011

Where's a Car Charger When You Need One?
WFUV
, August 02, 2011

How Climate Is Affecting Cities
Earth & Sky
, July 02, 2011

Climate-Shift Data Hidden Deep Under New Jersey
NorthJersey.com
, June 10, 2011

Unraveling the Story of a Shipwreck Found at Ground Zero
Scientific American
, June 10, 2011

The Patterns of Earth's Cities
Earth & Sky
, May 26, 2011

'Green' Roofs Help Environment
Queens Courier
, May 10, 2011

Reactors, Residents and Risk
Nature
, April 21, 2011

New York's Future: More Violent Weather Swings
New York Daily News
, April 10, 2011
by Steve Cohen

Indian Point Tops U.S. Quake Risk
Times Herald-Record
, March 17, 2011

NYC Past Due for Big Quake
Metro New York
, February 15, 2011

Earthquake Off Long Island. I Felt It--Did You?
New York Times
, November 30, 2010

Biggest Earthquake in 18 Years Shakes New York Region
WNYC
, November 30, 2010

Vans on the Run
New York Times
, September 25, 2010

World Leaders Showcase Challenges in African Drylands
Columbia News
, September 24, 2010

Katrina: Hundreds of Names Still a Mystery
Houston Chronicle
, August 31, 2010

Disaster Aftermath in the Face of a Child
Huffington Post
, August 30, 2010

A New York Post Office's Green Roof
Scientific American
, August 23, 2010

Ghana Should Use Oil Money to Develop Its Infrastructure
All Africa
, July 19, 2010

How to Beat Street Heat
CBS Evening News
, July 06, 2010

Can't Stand the Heat? Move Out of the City
New York Times
, June 29, 2010

Canadian Quake Rattles New York Area
NY1
, June 23, 2010

Green Roofs Take Root in NYC
Science Nation
, June 23, 2010

New Jersey: Living on the Fault Line
New Jersey Monthly
, June 15, 2010

Should the U.S. Burn Its Trash?
New York Times blogs
, April 13, 2010

Shaking the City
New York magazine
, March 05, 2010

Over the Top: Green Roofs
Scientific American
, February 02, 2010

Geoengineering in New York Harbor
Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC
, January 14, 2010

Debating NY's 'Green Buildings' Bill
NY1
, December 10, 2009

Working on a Smart Electric Grid
Electric Light & Power
, December 01, 2009

Sewage Treatment and National Infrastructure
The Observer
, November 25, 2009
Steve Cohen's Blog

Don't Trash Waste-to-Energy Plants
Cape Cod Times
, October 21, 2009

Southeast Water Scarcity Blamed on Population, Not Climate
Environmental News Service
, October 20, 2009

Pocket-Size Sensors May Advance Pollution Monitoring
Scientific American
, September 15, 2009

Weather Worsens Mexico City's Water Shortage
Wall Street Journal
, September 12, 2009

New York Girds for Heat, Rising Seas
environment360
, September 11, 2009

New York Braces for Risk of Higher Seas
Wall Street Journal
, September 11, 2009

Big Food vs. Big Insurance
New York Times
, September 10, 2009

More Than a Tree Grows in Brooklyn Rooftop Farm
Bloomberg News
, September 02, 2009

Urban Heat Waves Could Bring Death
Public News Service
, August 26, 2009

A Farm on Every Floor
New York Times
, August 24, 2009

They Go Looking for Trouble
Albany Times Union
, August 11, 2009

Up on the Roof
New York Times
, June 06, 2009

Secrets of New York Harbor
New York magazine
, May 11, 2009

Third Quake Causes Talk, But Little Else
New York Times
, February 19, 2009

New York Must Prepare for Global Warming, Mayor’s Panel Says
New York Times
, February 18, 2009

New York Prepares for Higher Temperatures, Rising Seas
Environmental News Service
, February 18, 2009

Meteorite, Then a Tsunami: Did It Happen Here?
New York Times
, December 30, 2008

Cities Give Waste-to-Energy a Second Look
Wall Street Journal
, December 06, 2008

Preparing for the Great New York Earthquake
Gotham Gazette
, September 29, 2008

One by One
The New Yorker
, September 22, 2008

Renewed Concerns for Nuclear Plant Critics
New York Times
, August 30, 2008

Study Maps Faults for New York Quakes
New York Times
, August 26, 2008

Earthquake Zone Intersection Threatens Indian Point Nuclear Plant
Environment News Service
, August 21, 2008

Hot subways to floods, all part of NYC climate risk
Reuters
, August 12, 2008

High Temps On Turf Fields Spark Safety Concerns
NPR Morning Edition
, August 07, 2008

Reading the River and Its Contents, With an Eye on Its Health
New York Times
, July 24, 2008

How GE gives aways its money
Fortune
, July 01, 2008

Before the Flood: New York and Global Warming
The Walrus
, June 01, 2008

Just How Green Is Faux Grass?
Wall Street Journal
, May 29, 2008

Turning Schools From Death Traps Into Havens
New York Times
, May 27, 2008

Water Works: Adapting to Sea-Level Rise
The Architect's Newspaper
, March 19, 2008

Unified Response Is Sought For Flood Plan for City
New York Sun
, March 10, 2008

Sensor Deprivation
New York Times
, January 30, 2008

Picking Up City’s Vibes to Predict Quake Effects
New York Times
, November 13, 2007

Seattle's Recycling Success Is Being Measured in Scraps
New York Times
, October 10, 2007

On Playing Fields, Grass Is an Endangered Species
New York Times
, August 13, 2007

The Cost of Saving Energy
New York Times
, July 15, 2007

Sniffing Out the Truth
New York Times
, January 21, 2007

Catching Rays: Scientist Seeks to Cool Sweltering Playgrounds
WNYC
, August 01, 2006

Waste to Energy: Time to Reconsider?
WNYC
, November 28, 2005

The Very Cold Case of the Glacier
New York Times
, September 14, 2005

Time for a Tough Question: Why Rebuild?
Washington Post
, September 06, 2005

Researchers Studying Subway Air Dangers
New York Times
, February 25, 2005