Climate Desk revisits the close-knit Queens neighborhood of Breezy Point which, a year ago today, was leveled by a fire sparked by Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters. Rebuilding is on the minds of most residents as is the prohibitive cost of flood insurance.
ooklyn's Red Hook Recreation Center is unveiled as the first of Global Green's Solar for Sandy resiliency sites which, thanks to funding by IKEA, will transform the facility into a safe haven for the community during future storms.
Lauren Dolowich, a student at Jericho High School, is a writer and photographer for her school's online newspaper. As a fledgling documentary filmmaker and blogger, Lauren is passionate about the environmental impact of our food sources and the socio-political issues that affect what we eat. She is also active in the community, providing wellness initiatives and creative learning materials in underserved communities. Lauren is an avid varsity tennis player.
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