Sinking Cities

Weeks after Hurricane Florence ravaged the Carolinas, and on the sixth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy in New York, the four-part series examines how cities are preparing for the real-time effects of climate change.

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Sinking Cities: Miami


See how engineers are trying to protect Miami from rising seas and violent storm surges.

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Sinking Cities: London


See why London’s Thames Barrier can no longer keep the city safe from rising tides.

Sinking Cities: Tokyo


See how Tokyo is looking for new ways to fight back against rising waters.

Sinking Cities: New York


Discover how New York City has learned from 2012 Superstorm Sandy.