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NYC 2050

The implications of climate change are well known: melting glaciers, warmer summers, changes in rainfall patterns. But what will it feel like in New York City? By researching distinct changes and looking ahead towards the 2050s, WNYC and NBC 4 New York provide listeners and viewers with a tangible idea of what climate change will mean for the city. The stories each take a prediction based on consensus research from the New York City Panel on Climate Change and similarly reputable scientific studies and explore its ramifications for city life and infrastructure.


  • Saturday, December 27 at 7am on AM 820
  • Saturday, December 27 at 10am on 93.9FM and NJPR
  • Saturday, December 27 at 9pm on NJPR
  • Sunday, December 28 at 8pm on AM 820

Some of the featured stories include: