As Climate Change Threatens Midwest’s Cultural Identity, Cities Test Ways to Adapt

Source: Inside Climate News

InsideClimate News

After a devastating flood in Rochester, Minnesota, the city installed higher flood walls along the Zumbro River. But as climate change drives more frequent extreme rainfall, the walls may no longer offer adequate protection and were barely enough to contain high waters last year. ICN’s Dan Gearino reports as part of our new Midwest project, Unfamiliar Ground.

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