New York City

Green Spaces Fight Climate Change in Cities. This Brooklyn Neighborhood Has Been Left Behind

The Southside of Williamsburg in New York City’s Brooklyn borough lacks green space, putting its residents at increased risk of the negative impacts of climate change, from flooding to air pollution. NBCLX contributor Meghan McDonough spoke with activists in the community fighting for environmental justice. (Mackenzie Behm helped film. Animation by Erin Panell.)