A Tale of Two Cities: Flooding and Sea Level Rise

Program Summary

While New York City is taking action to mitigate future disasters like Hurricane Sandy, other cities on the Eastern Seaboard like Charleston, S.C., are not being as proactive. Ben Strauss, vice president for sea level and climate impacts for Climate Central, talks with PBS NewsHour's Jackie Judd about how flooding relates to sea level rise, which will continue to ravage coastal communities in a warming world.