New York City In 2050

This hour, we'll take a look at New York City in the year 2050, after a century of human-induced climate change. What will a warming planet mean for this city and its people? Plus, can sustainable design—from green office buildings to green roofs—ensure a better future for the Big Apple?

Guests:

Cynthia Rosenzweig
*Adjunct senior research scientist, Center for Climate Systems Research at Columbia University
*Research scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies

Patrick Kinney
*Associate professor, department of environmental health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University

Joyce Rosenthal
*Adjunct assistant professor of urban planning, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation
Project Manager, New York Climate and Health Project
Mailman School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences Columbia University

Rick Cook
Partner at Cook + Fox Architects

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