Climate mitigation is a global mandate & adaptation is a local necessity - Klaus Jacob interview

Klaus Jacob, research scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and professor at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, warned of New York's vulnerabilities to severe storm flooding long before Sandy and has emerged as a central figure in discussions about post-Sandy NYC.

In this video, Jacob talks about how climate change mitigation and adaptation need to be addressed simultaneously. Read more about Jacob's response to NYC's new Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency report:

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