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Hurricane Sandy news and analysis from The Nation
February 22, 2017
This Building Was Once a Notorious Women’s Prison. Now It’s Becoming a Center for Feminist Organizing.
Formerly incarcerated women are helping plan the transformation of Bayview Correctional Facility into a Women’s Building.
December 12, 2016
This Is How We Can Tackle Climate Change, Even With a Denier in Chief
Cities and states can step up their efforts to tackle global warming—with or without federal leadership.
November 22, 2016
There’s a Right Way—and a Wrong Way—for Cities to Mitigate Climate Change
In the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, New Yorkers came together to initiate community-labor partnerships to decide on how they wanted their city to be made more resilient.
October 31, 2016
To Adapt to Climate Change, Retreat Is Necessary
Four years after Hurricane Sandy, many coastal communities recognize that rising oceans mean relocating their residents. But there is no consensus on how to do so.
May 6, 2016
This Former Fisherman Is Now Farming the Most Sustainable Food on Earth—Underwater
“For the first time in generations, we have an opportunity to grow food the right way, provide good middle-class jobs, restore ecosystems, and feed the planet.”
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January 11, 2016
Can This New York State Campaign Finish What the Paris Climate Talks Started?
The COP21 agreement is filled with holes—this diverse, statewide coalition aims to fill them.
October 14, 2015
3 Years After Hurricane Sandy, Is New York Prepared for the Next Great Storm?
New York is spending $20 billion to protect its shores from sea-level rise—but that may not be enough.
August 27, 2015
After a Disaster Like Katrina, Water, Food, and Shelter Are Not Enough
Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, residents are still fighting scam contractors and FEMA.
December 16, 2014
If Black Lives Mattered…
Valuing all lives equally would transform how we respond to the climate crisis.
December 12, 2014
Why #BlackLivesMatter Should Transform the Climate Debate
What would governments do if black and brown lives counted as much as white lives?