In ‘The Water Will Come,’ Jeff Goodell Warns That Rising Seas Won’t Wait

I reviewed Jeff Goodell’s new book about sea level rise, The Water Will Come, for Undark.

Undark Magazine

There are no silver bullets in this book, no obvious happy endings. But its message isn’t hopeless — rather a warning against folly. Miami was built on a dream, but we are not living in one. It’s pointless to pretend that we can rely on the brash optimism and hubris of the past to insulate us from the floods of the future. The water is rising, and things will get ugly, filthy, and dangerous if we ignore what’s coming. [Read more.]