Climate Vulnerability, Impact, and Adaptation Analysis (VIA) - NYC Mayor's Office of Climate and Environmental Justice
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Klima vilnerabilite, enpak, ak analiz adaptasyon (VIA)

Analiz Vulnerabilite Klima, Enpak, ak Adaptasyon (VIA) evalye chanjman nan klima alavni ak enpak potansyèl li yo, pou enfòme vil New York ap pran desizyon.

The Town+Gown New York City Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts, and Adaptation Study (VIA) brought together an interdisciplinary team of researchers, climate scientists, and professionals — co-led by The New School’s Timon McPhearson and Joel Towers — to work closely with the NYC Mayor’s Office of Climate & Environmental Justice (MOCEJ), interagency collaborators, and the Panèl Vil Nouyòk sou Chanjman Klima, to develop a comprehensive analysis of, and deliver data on, future climate conditions and associated socio-economic impacts in New York City. 

The VIA team includes colleagues from Arcadis, Columbia University, Cornell University, City University of New York, Drexel University, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, NASA/GISS, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Population Council, Sarah Lawrence College, Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay (SRIJB), Stevens Institute of Technology, and USDA Forest Service.

The report covers the following topics:  

● Climate Projections and Climate-Sensitive Hazards for NYC Region  

● Current and Future Extreme Heavy Rainfall in New York City  

● Systematic Assessment of Health-Related Economic Costs from Climate-Sensitive Events in New York City  

● Flooding Vulnerability Index and Impact Assessment for New York City

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