FUTURE HUMAN

The Maps You Can’t Unsee

How climate scientist Ben Strauss is making climate change local

Hurricane Sandy, 2012. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty

AsAs Hurricane Sandy moved into New York City in 2012, I walked out to the Hudson River and watched the water churn. It was more gray-green than usual, and frothy, and high. Really high. On the Jersey City side, it seemed to be just a foot or two below the retaining…