World's Delta Cities Team Up to Address Shared Issues

A new group of cities is emerging to collaboratively tackle issues related to sea level rise in delta and waterfront cities.
October 7, 2010, 8am PDT | Nate Berg
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"With more than 50% of the world's population now living in urban areas and more than two thirds of the world's cities vulnerable to rising sea levels, water management and flood defense forms an important part of climate adaptation."

The group, Connecting Delta Cities, has eight cities at its core and is looking to address shared issues and challenges, like creating resilient waterfronts and determining how much sediment canals can carry.

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Published on Thursday, September 30, 2010 in WorldChanging
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