Earth Focus

City Planning Preview

Preview: Season 1 Episode 3 | 34s | Video has closed captioning.

Two cities, San Francisco and Freetown, brace for climate change using vastly different methodologies. San Francisco's developers are building expensive real estate on floodplains as officials try to heed expert projections on future sea levels. A mudslide caused by torrential rains and deforestation in Sierra Leone shows the consequences of city planning that doesn't account for climate change.

Aired: 05/09/18

Rating: NR

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