When Amazon announced on Tuesday that it would build one of its new headquarters in Long Island City’s Anable Basin, environmentalists were
quick to notice that the site could be partially underwater by 2050. By the
next millennium, it will be completely submerged, according to the environmental
research group Climate Central’s most recent projections. Situated in an inlet
along the East River, the site is currently home to parking lots and warehouse
spaces, but when Amazon breaks ground, which...