Many urban economies, infrastructure, services and citizens depend on reliable energy and transport systems.
Building climate resilience in energy and transport and telecommunications systems is for vital regional,
national and international supply chains, supporting crucial services for human well being and livelihoods.
Adapting these systems to the impacts of climate change, including hot days, storms and sea-level rise poses
many challenges (IPCC, 2014). The project "A Stronger, More Resilient New York” is a comprehensive
plan towards rebuilding communities impacted by Hurricane Sandy, and increasing the resilience of
infrastructure, including transport, utilities, and telecommunications, as well as buildings citywide.
Read more: http://www.nyc.gov/html/sirr/html/report/report.shtml
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