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The Color of Climate

The Ambitious Plan to Turn a Massive Jail Island Into a Green Oasis

Rikers Island is being reimagined as a solar farm and a water treatment hub for local communities of color

Photo illustration; Image source: United States Geological Survey

This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from Future Human exploring how climate change and other




Future Human is a science publication from Medium about the survival of our species. It is run by the OneZero editorial team, which also publishes stories about major forces in technology through its namesake publication and stories about gadgets on Debugger.

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Drew Costley

Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.

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