Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Vulnerable to climate change, New York constructs seawall • FRANCE 24



After major storms highlighted New York's weaknesses in the face of climate change, the city is erecting a $1.45-billion system of walls and floodgates to protect it from rising sea levels. Superstorm Sandy in 2012 was the trigger for establishing the East Coast Resiliency Project, running four kilometers along the shoreline of Lower Manhattan.

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