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Cities and Rising Waters

The flooding New York City experienced from Sandy could become a more common occurrence as climate change causes sea levels to rise. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee explores how coastal cities in other countries are protecting themselves from inundation.

Global Politics

Helsinki Rejects New Guggenheim Museum

A plan to build a new Guggenheim museum on the Helsinki waterfront has been rejected by politicians in Finland. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation proposed, in January, that it and the Finnish capital jointly develop a new contemporary art museum.

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The American Venice

Given that most of southern Lousiana is going to be under water in the next century, reconstruction of New Orleans needs to encompass a new vision. So says Bruce Babbitt, former Secretary of the Interior. Babbitt believes the Big Easy should be made into

Global Politics

Helsinki Rejects New Guggenheim Museum

A plan to build a new Guggenheim museum on the Helsinki waterfront has been rejected by politicians in Finland. The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation proposed, in January, that it and the Finnish capital jointly develop a new contemporary art museum.

Environment

Cities and Rising Waters

The flooding New York City experienced from Sandy could become a more common occurrence as climate change causes sea levels to rise. The World's Rhitu Chatterjee explores how coastal cities in other countries are protecting themselves from inundation.