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Flood-related Climate Risk Resilience in New York City: The Adaptation of Climate Justice after Sandy

Ma, Danqing

In the context of global warming and sea level rise, climate issues have caught much attendance from within governments to residents on the street. After the tragic Hurricane Sandy, climate started to drag more people into deeper revisit. Climate justice is a relatively new topic that make people reflect the how climate risk and adaptation is rooted in socioeconomical factors. Growing up with the mindset of top-down decision making and policy application mechanism, I was passionate in learning about the situation in New York. Titled Flood-related Climate Risk Resilience in New York City: The Adaptation of Climate Justice after Sandy, this thesis aims to have qualitative policy analysis and case studies to figure out the system of Flood-related Climate Risk Resilience and the climate justice aspect in New York City after Sandy.

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Academic Units
Urban Planning
Thesis Advisors
Wu, Weiping
Degree
M.S., Columbia University
Published Here
August 5, 2022