Alan Weisman

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Rethinking Urban Design in Hurricane Sandy's Wake

Friday, November 02, 2012

It’s easy to forget that Manhattan is an island, and that New York City is a coastal zone, but the truth is that climate change experts had long predicted that rising sea levels and a...

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The World Without Humans

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

If humans disappeared from Earth overnight, how long would it take to erase the marks we've made on the planet? Journalist Alan Weisman says that within days, New York City's subway tunnels would flood and skyscrapers would start to crumble. However, plastic bags would stick around for much longer. Weisman ...

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