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Four Finalists Chosen for Climate-Change Hub on Governors Island

Local universities CUNY, the New School and Stony Brook are among four academic-led teams that have been selected to get a chance to turn 33 acres of the harbor island into a center to tackle environmental challenges ahead.

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Governors Island Climate Research Hub Hopefuls Include Ex-Bloomberg Deputy Mayor

Dan Doctoroff, the former development czar responsible for Hudson Yards and other megaprojects, is among 37 individuals and groups who delivered 12 different proposals for ideas to anchor a New York Harbor climate center.

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What’s the Big Idea for Governors Island? A Climate Research Hub and New Development

Leaders on the island have floated grand plans for the harbor retreat, including a center for climate change education. Finding a partner to build and operate the resiliency hub, however, remains a hurdle.


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