Episode 02 - "Concrete Reef"

Sea level rise is happening faster than anyone expected and recent studies show it's only going to get worse - and far worse than anyone imagine. Cities are already struggling to deal with this catastrophe and people are finding themselves having to confront a tough choice: move or prepare for an expensive, disaster filled future. We explore the science behind this climate change fueled disaster and look at what the future might hold for the millions of coastal dwellers in the next 75 years.

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Credits

Daniel Forkner & David Torcivia

Additional Research by:

Michael Torcivia, Jake Ures


Published 09-11-2017 23:18