October 29, 2018, 7am PDT
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed a suite of coastal infrastructure projects—i.e., floodgates and seawalls—to shore up the coast of Texas against Hurricane- and sea level rise-aided water.
April 4, 2017, 7am PDT
Coastal communities are battling the near certain rising sea levels. As a result, many are faced with the choice to stay and rebuild their homes or begin the process of "managed retreat" away from vulnerable coastal areas.
July 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
How cities around the world have approached thinking about how water management fits in to urban planning.
August 14, 2014, 7am PDT
Closing out the "Just Add Water" lecture series, four panelists came together to discuss climate change, cultural shifts for sustainability, and adapting Los Angeles's urban fabric for greater climate resiliency in the future.
September 3, 2013, 8am PDT
What do Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Intuit and many other tech companies in have in common? Their locations next o the San Francisco Bay could be underwater within 50 years as sea levels rise. The latest idea is a "Golden Gate Barrage".
June 26, 2013, 8am PDT
In advance of President Obama's long-awaited speech on climate change, NPR looked at climate adaptation - preparing for the environmental changes it will cause. Rising sea level is the topic. In the U.S., two cities stand out: New York and Miami.
October 8, 2011, 11am PDT
Recognizing the inevitability of sea level rise and vulnerability of much of the Bay Area, the region has adopted the first climate adaptation rules in the nation. Building along the shores of S.F. Bay remains possible.