From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adapt
Between record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is changing.
US cities, where more than 80% of the nation’s population lives, are disproportionately hit by these changes, not only because of their huge populations but because of their existing – often inadequate – infrastructure.
Maybe in 50 or 60 years, living in some cities will be unbearable
Donald Trump is pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord – meanwhile sweltering US cities are facing ever greater challenges on coping with heat and the climate crisis.