NYC mayor announces $700M climate school to be built on small island at sea level
· Apr 24, 2023 ·

Bold move!

That takes some gumption.

Either NYC Mayor Eric Adams thinks this school is going to solve the problem of climate armageddon quickly, or else he doesn't actually think the sea levels are going to rise!

In the two decades since the federal government turned over control of Governors Island to New York City, city officials have sought an innovative way to use the 172-acre patch of land with stunning views of Lower Manhattan.

They have finally come up with an answer. On Monday, Mayor Eric Adams announced a $700 million campus dedicated to finding solutions to address the climate crisis.

The city chose a consortium led by Stony Brook University to transform one of the island's last big chunks of developable land into a 400,000-square-foot hub called the "New York Climate Exchange." The campus, which will focus on researching climate solutions and training for green jobs, is expected to open in 2028.

Just think: That historic island could have been used for anything, but instead it's getting a "climate exchange" to train people how to save penguins and build solar panels.

Good job, New York!

Here's where Governor's Island is, by the way.

On the plus side, the climate elites will be largely separated from the lawless crime wave that has spread over the city, since the meth heads and gangbangers don't usually swim.

The climate hub will serve as a "living laboratory" that features resilient design, with renderings showing shiny sloped buildings covered in vegetation that are intended to evoke the hills of Governors Island. It will include two newly constructed classroom and research buildings on three acres of land that are currently undeveloped and will also make use of some historic buildings on the island. The existing public amenities will remain.

Island life: All the virtue signaling with none of the social consequences!

In other news, New York City is currently tottering on fiscal disaster, with well over $125 billion in debt and a deficit that's expected to skyrocket to $10 billion a year by 2026 because many companies and high-wage earners fled NYC in the last three years for places like Florida.

Have fun with that, New York!

And to all the students of the "climate exchange," sleep with one eye on the ocean and a picture of Greta above your bed to keep the Sun Monster at bay!

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