But will it work? The New Yorker explores innovative ideas for removing carbon from the atmosphere - as threats becoming more dire. But carbon removal is a risky business.
In New Orleans, one architect has adopted Dutch building models to create flexible, floating homes that safeguard residents from future floods. Would this work where you live?
FEMA is remapping flood zones after this past season of horrific hurricanes. In Canarsie, Brooklyn, just 26 buildings were in the 1983 FEMA flood zone; under the revised maps, that would have skyrocketed to 5,000 buildings.