Global warming is leading to steadily savage storms. Can seawalls hold back floods?
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Staten Island very recently received financing for an almost 5-mile-long seawall to guard its coast. But the plan raises quite a lot of questions. We are residing in a dangerously dynamic world: Hurricanes are getting worse, wildfires are rampant in California, intensive heat is dissolving streets in India, and ocean levels continue to increase. Will a wall truly be enough to guard our coastal towns?
Alissa Walker from Curbed spoke to us about how it is too late to stop the changing weather, but not too late to change how we dwell on infrastructure.
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