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This edition: Planning & Preparation in Era of Climate Change

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 13, 2012.

First aired: November 19, 2012.

In his opening remarks, Association for a Better New York, Chairman, Bill Rudin, reminds us of the destruction many still live with in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Rudin applauds the firefighters, first responders, and volunteers who continue to work so tirelessly to help their neighbors and to restore their communities.

ABNY Chairman Rudin introduces NY City Council Speaker, Christine C. Quinn to speak about proposals for better preparing New York City for the consequences of global climate change. With both immediate and long-range planning, Speaker Quinn spoke of plans to strengthen buildings, energy and sewer systems, mass transit and gasoline distribution. Quinn urged fast tracking studies in progress to analyze both risks and best protections.

Guest List

Hon. Christine C. Quinn Speaker, New York City Council