Rising waters: can a massive barrier save Venice from drowning?

Posted In News, Sea Level Rise

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


A retractable barrier designed to protect Venice from sea level rise and storm surges is set to be operational next year. But the project’s engineering limitations and cost overruns are raising questions about the mega-projects that many coastal cities are hoping can save them…

Read Full Article, Yale E360 (12-05-2017)

Venice: Long-Admired Gondola Feature Threatened by Rising Waters; Guardian UK 10-21-2014

Parting the Sea to Save Venice, NASA / Earth Observatory (03-30-2014)

Venice Fights Back; City Lab (02-10-2017)

Can We Save Venice Before It’s Too Late?(08-29-2016)

Walls Around our Coastal Cities? By Pr. Gary Griggs


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