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New York City’s Inevitable Mass-Exodus

When will New Yorkers leave, and where on Earth will they go?

As Hurricane Ida unexpectedly overwhelmed New York City, I could hear the countdown to my departure ticking.

Based on flood maps and New York City’s projected climate-related expenses, I gauged that I should leave within the decade, though the city may have several…



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Burgess Powell

Strong opinions, loosely held. Burgess explores topics ranging from mental health to marketing to climate change.