US coastal cities trying to hold back rising sea levels

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As the UN climate summit enters its final days in Scotland, there has been disappointment from activists who say commitments have not gone far enough.
And as climate change accelerates rising sea levels, threatening lives and livelihoods, the US city of Miami is stepping up efforts to withstand rising sea levels.

Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Miami in the US state of Florida.

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Ongo Gablogian says:

Climate change is set to bankrupt city after city.
The only chance we have is if countries combine their efforts and resources to combat growing climate disasters.

Delores Castillo says:

Who cares about a dam Art Museum and saving it. Its about the People and saving them and the city

Hassan Hichami says:

Expansive Arabism horns and headache Arabic parrots. On what legal, historical, geographic and genetic bases do you call us the Arab Maghreb, the Arab homeland and the artificial Arab nation?  Why do you not call by the same logic the Persians and the Turks as Arabs, who are closer to you geographically and ethnically?  Compulsive Arabization and identity theft walks on two paths: hitting the Amazigh in its symbols, employing religion, power, the media and emotional slogans to install on them, taking advantage of the illiteracy that you have planted.  You obliterate the history and achievements of the Berbers and attribute the above to the Phoenicians and the Romans and the current to the Arabs.  What is Arab, they call it Arab, and what is Amazigh, do not attribute it to the Arabs.  We are not a commodity on which you stick an Arab tiquette to become the property of the Arabs.  Our land is not Arab colonies or extensions of the Quraish family.  The arab Maghreb , the Arab Mashreq, and the Arab world in the Arabian Peninsula. Al Jazeera, the microscopic Asian state of Qatar, expresses its hidden aggression against the Berbers.  It spreads Arab deceptions and makes superstitious glories in the name of the Arabs.  The junk media and education that you publish in our region brings up Arabization side issues and Arab problems to hypnotize the idiots and distract Berbers from their fateful interests, liberation and democratization.  You inhibit their development and hinder their contact with the advanced nations.  You are exporting your backward mob culture to destroy the cultural coexistence intellectual pattern of the people of North Africa.  You live in the palaces and salons of the Arab League and plot against the impoverished, ignorant peoples.  Your authoritarian regimes rule the Amazigh peoples with the logic of colonialism and Jihad invasion. You blame the French colonialists to cover up what Arab Zionism is doing in North Africa, which forbids even the Amazigh names. Here in the House of Arabs, you see the reality of Arabism. Yemen, Siria, Iraq and Liban. Learning the Arabic language will not make us Arabs, nor will French make us French.  We are Amazigh, and we are not honored to be otherwise.  We call on the free people of the world to stop calling North Africa the Arab Maghreb and the Arab world.

Mara North says:

They are building concrete sea walls in Miami. That’s it. As if concrete will stop the water. Anytime it rains hard, everything floods for days. The republican govt (aka Climate Change Deniers) have done nothing substantial to change building codes, building footprints or be proactive to prevent environmental degradation. Next time, instead of doing a “puff piece”, do some real research and include some actual facts.

LESANE says:

Google the dangers of cloud seeding and it says Risks or concerns like unwanted ecological changes, ozone depletion, continued ocean acidification, erratic changes in rainfall patterns, rapid warming if seeding were to be stopped abruptly, airplane effects, to name a few, may just not be bad enough to override the imperative to keep temperatures down

Dustin S. says:

What world leaders are doing is like getting a bucket to stop a roof leak.

BluesdesJours says:

al jazeera pushes climate fraud on the masses for their nwo masters, bent on the destruction of humanity, props to you for being complete sell-outs and whores al jazeera, propaganda specialists.

gothen mosph says:

Necessity is the mother of invention, it will be interesting to see what they come up with

LESANE says:

Google the dangers of cloud seeding and it says Risks or concerns like unwanted ecological changes, ozone depletion, continued ocean acidification, erratic changes in rainfall patterns, rapid warming if seeding were to be stopped abruptly, airplane effects, to name a few, may just not be bad enough to override the imperative to keep temperatures down

dennett9 says:

When the market will adjust, as always

A N says:

The more right wing tossers push global warming as fake and refuse to do anything the worse it will get.

Neutral God says:

Orlean has been built below sea level!!! LOL,
what are they going to do?be like Netherland?

Sunray says:

One president called it hoax!

Bezani Boy says:

In the future Africa will be hosting a refugees from the western countries and USA better believe that

Jacob Kantola says:

Miami is a mega city built on completely submerged and porous limestone. By all means, blame the weather if it fits your world view. I'd blame higher pH levels in groundwater with tremendous weight practically floating on that mess. We need to be smarter about where we build population centers. Nature will sort it out.

Mai Treya says:

Edgar Cayce said only the Mid west will be safe from rising ocean levels. Don't argue with a prophet

roger segee says:

A few years ago you had real news, now it is 90% BS . I have just unsubscribed.

kenny says:

Ask trump to make a wall..

Chance Robinson says:

GOP solution: Everybody buy a yacht! A rising tide lifts all boats! Just keep the eff out of my boat!

KingoftheCatnap says:

So much for multi million $$$"waterfront" property.

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