New York skyscrapers adapt to climate change

New York skyscrapers adapt to climate changeWith a skyline crowded with ever-more luxury towers, the construction of another Manhattan skyscraper wouldn’t normally be remarkable. Planned just after deadly Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York in October 2012 — sounding another alarm about the mounting effects of climate change — it was designed with new threats in mind, reflecting how the real estate world is evolving to account for global warming, in contrast to President Donald Trump’s moves to roll back environmental protection. The huge storm killed more than 40 people in New York, paralyzing the US financial capital for days.



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