How cities across the globe adapt to changing climate

06/17/2013 | Yahoo

Cities and coastal areas around the world are preparing to become more resilient to natural disasters and the effects of changing climate. New York City is pushing for a $20 billion system of flood barriers; Miami is working to keep "fresh water inland and salt water away;" and Venice, Italy is planning to build "Moses barriers" to fight floods. Other places, including London, Bangladesh and Bangkok, are also taking steps to adapt to the changing climate.

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