A levee protects a home surrounded by floodwater from the Yazoo River on May 18, 2011 near Vicksburg, Mississippi. The flooded Mississippi River is forcing the Yazoo River to top its banks where the two meet near Vicksburg causing towns and farms upstream on the Yazoo to flood. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Somehow I don't think building our own floodwalls is going to work for most of us. As we experience more and more extreme weather as a consequence of climate change, we're all going to be in the soup together.
Bill McKibben weighed in at the Washington Post:
Worth reading the whole thing.
H/t The Slackwire.