Audio Description: Below is the introduction video to the Mayor's presentation of "A Stronger, More Resilient New York." The video discusses climate change, its impact on New York City, and the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
When it comes to climate change, New York City has long been considered a leader in long-term sustainable planning, but Hurricane Sandy was a wake-up call to all New Yorkers. The Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR) addressed how New York City can rebuild to be more resilient in the wake of Sandy but with a renewed focus on:
SIRR produced a comprehensive report in the summer of 2013 that addressed these challenges by investigating three key questions: