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As Disasters Mount, Our Cities May Need to Move Underground

Temperatures are rising, and urban centers are packed. To preserve livable societies, some argue we should build ‘Earthscrapers.’

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InIn just a few years, Mexico City will be the most crowded city in North America, perhaps in the Western Hemisphere. With 22 million people, it’s one…




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Thomas Kostigen

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New York Times bestselling author and award-winning writer. Longtime journalist. Former USA Today, Discover, and Dow Jones columnist.

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