Four Visions for Future Living

In the face of climate change and sea level rise, Popular Science offers four designs for urban lifestyles of the near future.

"Environmental disruptions and technological advances have always influenced where and how people live. Early humans may have left Africa after rapid fluctuations in rainfall destroyed their food supply, and the opening up of the American Southwest occurred roughly in parallel with improvements in air-conditioning technology. In the decades ahead, a warming planet and a booming population will again alter where we live and how we construct our homes."

The designs tackle such issues as rising population and a warming climate.

Full Story: Life on the Edge: Four Visions for Inhabiting a Transformed World

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