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New York City's sprawling landscape could serve as one of the world's largest solar-energy grids, according to some research compiled by a Massachusetts-based startup called Mapdwell. The company's researchers think that over one million rooftops spread out across the city could be transformed into a network of solar energy centers and help New Yorkers offset their overwhelming use of carbon-burning appliances that contribute to global warming. Mapdwell used a 3D processing tool to construct a map of...
Last June, Pope Francis issued his Encyclical on Climate Change and Inequality, an exhaustive document that not only spelled out the drastic decline of the world's ecosystems brought about by human-made climate change, but pitted the Vatican firmly on the side of ninety-seven percent of the world's climate scientists, who have proven that global warming is a very real thing. The Pope's Encyclical, which is over 150 pages long and implores the world to fight...
A dispatch from the mayor's office on the future of climate change in New York City has some super grim news for the future. Enjoy this super deep-freeze while you can, because the five boroughs are about to get a whole lot swampier and also more underwater. It's also going to be much rainier and snowier, and extreme weather will become more of a frequent feature of life. Awesome. The report projected that sea levels...
If you've watched enough disaster movies, you know that eventually most our beloved trash-infested boroughs is bound to be underwater, if rising sea levels and melting ice caps have anything to do with it. Ever wonder what the map of New York City would look like if sea levels actually did rise? Wonder no more: Urban planner and designer Jeffrey Lin has been making an extremely cool series of maps that suppose a hundred...

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