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Cities at the Edge of Climate Upheaval

February 20, 2018 | Book Beat, The College of Staten Island

 

In “Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change,” Ashley Dawson argues that coastal cities like New York are the frontlines for both the causes and the consequences of the world’s rising seas. The book establishes Dawson, a professor of English at the College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, as an important new voice in the world’s growing climate chaos.

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