It was underwater. Or don't you remember the last storm. The one that flooded all the subways, cut off power to half the city, and destroyed Rockaway?
Well, he points to Al Gore on the topic of climate change, so "N00b" is being pretty generous of you.
And I'd like a link to an IPCC report that predicted NYC would be under water by now. Eventually, without massive infrastructure to prevent it, sure.
Slashdot sucks donkey balls on political issues these days and, unfortunately, climate science has been politicized by the deniers.