A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate.
Anne BarnardWonder what's planned to protect NYC from the next Hurricane Sandy? This option--a huge sea gate--has been talked about since the storm's massive floods in 2012.
A bold solution, or a boondoggle that could make things worse?
Anne BarnardThrilled & grateful that my Syria torture prisons project was shortlisted for the @frontlineclub award for print. Hope this continues to bring attention 10s of 1000s of detainees still missing inside the Syrian government's secret police system.
The city will not penalize those who attend global youth climate strikes on Friday. “This completely changes things,” one student said.
Anne Barnard.@NYCSchools decision to allow excused absences for Friday’s global climate strike was met w/jubilation by student & other activists & relief by many parents. Now what will other big school districts do?