People are sharing pictures and videos of the rising waters on social media.
Dozens of people are also missing after a tropical storm struck.
Had we designed cities with nature in mind, we'd see fewer issues around flooding, pollution and excessive heat.
But first he had to rescue himself.
"This was mission impossible, because it was such a logistical nightmare."
"You’re talking about a perfect storm of pollution, environmental racism, and health risks."
Rockport, where the storm made landfall Friday night, was also dealing with devastation on Sunday. The town of 10,000 about
Keeping ecosystems healthy prevents climate disasters, saves money and improves resiliency.
He ordered a mandatory evacuation on Sunday.
As human-caused climate change continues to warm the planet, sea levels will rise, storms will grow stronger, floods more violent and draughts harsher. All of this puts some of the world's most vulnerable people at greater risk.