Coastal communities face complex challenges from rising seas. Los Angeles Times Journalist Rosanna Xia joined EcoJustice Radio to discuss her latest book, California Against the Sea, which covers personal stories to innovative policy ideas like wetland restoration, managed retreat, and the need for long-term thinking on climate adaptation. Tune in for an insider’s perspective on the high-stakes battles over sea level rise.
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Harvard Law Prof and Author Susan Crawford tells the story of a city that has played a central role in this country’s painful racial history and now, as sea levels rise, it stands at the intersection of climate and race.
On a 2013 trip to the Kruta River near Cape Gracias a Dios on the Honduran Caribbean and the Nicaraguan Border, life without roads and little electricity proceeds slowly, detached from the world at large. As sea levels rise, already economically-marginalized coastal villages in the mangrove swamps are slowly being inundated by the rising tides.