If you're interested in how coastal cities are thinking about they should plan ahead for rising seas, Boston will be a city to watch. More parkland? Changing the zoning to require buildings to plan for flooding? Moving people out of vulnerable neighborhoods? It is complicated and the problem has many known and unknown variables.
Here's a link to an interesting letter by Erika Spanger-Siegfried (Lead climate analyst,Climate and energy program, Union of Concerned Scientists) to the editor in response to Mayor Walsh's plan for public parks serving as the first defense for flooding.
SAGE authors Hamin, Abunnasr and Ryan are published and the book is beautiful. Order your copy today.
Planning for Climate Change - A Reader in Green Infrastructure and Sustainable Design for Resilient Cities