The $119 Billion Sea Wall That Could Defend New York … or Not

Tierr@_de_N@die: After storm Gloria hit East Spanish coast and completely flooded the Ebro's river delta, it is time to think about which would be the best way to be ready for the next storm and the sea level rise. Other places, as New York city, they already work in technical solution to face the risk.

A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate.

Source (nytimes.com): The $119 Billion Sea Wall That Could Defend New York … or Not – The New York Times