Governments and communities all over the world are preparing for global warming. Here are some of the things they’re doing to get ready for a very different world.
Global warming is changing the way the world works, and its effects are leaving human institutions scrambling to catch up — and prepare for what’s quickly becoming the new normal. From flooded coastlines to swarms of diseased vermin, almost every population on Earth will soon have to find some creative ways to thrive in the hotter, less hospitable world we’re giving future generations. Here are some of the canaries in the global warming coal mine, and what they’re doing to protect themselves.