A rendering of the proposed Climate Exchange hub on Governors...
A rendering of the proposed Climate Exchange hub on Governors Island. “I view this as one of the investments you make in the future,” said David Spergel, president of the Simons Foundation, a major Stony Brook University benefactor. Credit: Office of the Mayor
By Carol Polsky and Matthew Chayes
Updated April 29, 2023
A little island in New York Harbor long used for military defenses will soon house new defenders of the coastline: researchers, students and workforce trainees looking for solutions to climate change.