2019 Disaster Resilience Symposium
May 28, 2019
Sinking Cities: A Four-Part Series on the Threat of Climate Change
May 28, 2019
May 30, 2019 @ 10:00 pm

Sinking Cities: A Four-Part Series on the Threat of Climate Change

New York
Thursday, May 30, 10 p.m.

See how a warming earth, rising sea levels, and more intense and frequent superstorms will impact coastal cities, and learn how New York, London, Tokyo and Miami are preparing groundbreaking solutions aimed at securing their future. Watch On-Demand

Thursday, June 13, 10 p.m.

Discover how Tokyo is looking for new ways to fight back against rising waters. As one of the world’s most populous cities, typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes, and sinking neighborhoods, threaten the city with some of the world’s largest problems.

Thursday, June 20, 10 p.m.

Discover why London’s Thames Barrier is no longer enough to keep the city safe from climate challenges. The system was once successful, but now London must explore both low-tech fixes and some of the most advanced solutions in the world.

Thursday, June 27, 10 p.m.

Discover how engineers and planners might protect Miami from rising seas and violent storms. As development booms, the city must utilize creative solutions to mitigate the challenges of stronger and more frequent hurricanes.


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