Water, Water, Everywhere

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Photo: Gothamist.com


Today's Times reports on a new study showing that "the very character of the Northeast is at stake" if greenhouse gases aren't controlled, as we mentioned earlier. One issue: What are now considered once-a-century floods could within 90 years be hitting New York City every decade. Gothamist points us to a map from that study, showing what we can expect that decennial flood to look like. This map only shows the financial district, and we're thrilled about that. At least now we don't have to look at our West Village neighborhood engulfed.

Map of the Day: If NYC Flooded Every 10 Years… [Gothamist]