Coastal Cities

Sasaki/Rutgers/Arup/Rebuild By Design

Post-Sandy, Designers Are Forced to Imagine Asking People to Move

Two proposals unveiled earlier this month tiptoe into the fraught territory of what's called Managed Retreat.

Reuters

3 U.S. Cities Are Among the World's Most Vulnerable to Flood Disasters

The geography of where rising sea levels will likely cost us the most.

Calvin Metcalf

Mapping a Century of Change in the City of Boston

Dating back to the 1890s.

Reuters/Jitendra Prakash

Rising Sea Levels Could Submerge Substantial Parts of 1,700 U.S. Cities

A new study paints an especially grim future for coastal cities like New York, Boston, and Miami. 

Reuters

If This GIF of 10,000 Years of Sea Level Rise Doesn't Freak You Out, Nothing Will

Water is now rising at a faster rate off the New Jersey coast than at any point in 6,000 years.

Reuters

Look Out Coastal Cities: Greenland Is Melting, Fast

The summer melt in 2012 alone added a millimeter to the global sea level.