The 4.23.17 Issue


  1. Photo
    Larchmont-Edgewater, a Norfolk, Va., neighborhood frequently plagued by floods. The house in the center has been raised above flood levels; the one at left has not.
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    The Climate Issue

    When Rising Seas Transform Risk Into Certainty

    Along parts of the East Coast, the entire system of insuring coastal property is beginning to break down.


  1. The Climate Issue

    The Tuas Port Reclamation Project, led by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, will be home to a sprawling shipping-container terminal.
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    How Singapore Is Creating More Land for Itself

    The island off the southern tip of Malaysia reveals the future of building in an epoch of dwindling territory.


  2. The Climate Issue

    CreditIllustration by La Tigre

    How a Warming Planet Drives Human Migration

    Climate displacement is becoming one of the world’s most powerful — and destabilizing — geopolitical forces.


  3. First Words

    CreditIllustration by Javier Jaén

    America’s New ‘Anxiety’ Disorder

    This nation has never been shy about diagnosing its own jitters. Now the condition has become political.


  4. On Money

    CreditIllustration by Andrew Rae

    The Bureau of Resistance

    How long can a progressive federal agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stand firm against the deregulatory pressures of the Trump administration?


  1. Letter of Recommendation

    Michiganders know the state gets a bad rap, but we remain captivated by its peculiar charms.
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    Letter of Recommendation: Michigan

    Michiganders know the state gets a bad rap, but we remain captivated by its peculiar charms.


  2. Talk

    Rebecca Skloot.
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    Rebecca Skloot Feels Indebted to Henrietta Lacks

    The author on her best-selling book about a woman’s unintended contributions to science, and why journalism always looks more interesting in the movies.

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