Postcards from the edge
In This Series
Street artists trace against time — and sea-level rise
Here's the story of how a quirky art project morphed into a surprisingly powerful tool for rallying communities to fight climate change.
The not-quite-perfect storm: Miami dodged the bullet last time, but can its luck hold out?
When Hurricane Andrew struck Southeast Florida in 1992, it only skirted Miami -- but it still did massive damage. The next one will likely be much, much worse
Sink tank: In Miami, climate scientists ask, “How deep, how soon?”
We know the seas are rising, the question is how fast -- and how quickly will our coastal cities have to adapt?
Miami vise: Rising seas put the squeeze on a sun-drenched beach town
In Miami Beach, high tides regularly flood streets with knee-deep seawater. The growing crisis, and the city’s response, hold lessons for seaside cities everywhere.
Postcard from the edge: Urban conundrums on the front lines of climate change
In a warming world, cities will adapt or die. Grist's newest blog, Underwater cities, will take a hard look at what adaptation means.