Coastal cities on the front-line of climate change
The United States is battling sea level rise on the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts. Yet the history of cities in these regions and the effects of sea level rise on them call for different approaches. These writers look at four examples of city government efforts to protect their cities and their residents from the worst effects of climate change.
By Oliver Milman in New York, Joe Eskenazi in San Francisco, Richard Luscombein Miami, and Tom Dart in Houston
June 12, 2017