Fight or Flight

Rising Seas Bring the Cryosphere to NYC’s Battery Park City

by | Jan 18, 2023

From New York’s Battery Park City and Staten Island, follow the story of sea level rise resilience work with reporter and New Yorker Ashleigh Papp. In this 13 minute audio story, you’ll hear from local experts who are on the frontlines of this iconic city, learning from the past and working to rebuild the waterfront of the future.  Papp weaves global sea level science and flood protection options with first-person experiences and adaptation examples in this fluid tale of climate action.  Photos: Ballfields Resilience Project courtesy Battery Park City Authority; inset Lisa Strong.


This story is one of Three Tales of Trouble and Triumph in the East Coast Fight Against Storm Surge.