Broken Ground is a podcast, presented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, digging up environmental stories in the South.
Find out what we learned about sea level rise in the South. Who will be hit the hardest? What can we do? How can we navigate a path forward?
In Norfolk, Virginia scientists battling sea level rise enlist residents to help collect data that could help the city better understand its rising tides and flooding problems.
Progress for Who?
In Charleston, South Carolina and its suburbs questions of environmental justice and wetland protections arise as development encroaches.
In Norfolk, Virginia homeowners like Karen Speights are struggling with the hard decision of staying put in rising waters or finding a way to start over. Meanwhile, the city is hoping it can buy people time.
With waters rising in Charleston, South Carolina we explore what, if any, breaking point there is for people living and working in this city. And we talk to city officials about making the big decisions of what, and what not, to build when trying to...
Norfolk, Virginia's waters are rising fast, and its land is sinking. The city's plans to meet this climate change challenge could be a blueprint for other coastal communities. Among other plans, Norfolk has set it sights on revamping its aging public...
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Compelling and Informative
There is not much more I can add to the accolades already provided in the reviews. This is the one podcast in my subscription that I listen to as soon as it is released. I am a life long Virgininian and see how the SE United States is affected by climate change. This podcast allows you to hear from the residents being directly affected and explains the issues in an easy to understand and compassionate format. Thank you to the creators of this podcast.
I love this podcast, it does a wonderful job of showing the impact of climate change and climate issues on people and their communities
Broken Ground is so thorough in its research, information, and presentation that the listener gets a complete education and understanding of each of the issues presented from the onset. The material is given in a compelling, articulate manner making it easy to follow and learn as narrator delves deeper and deeper into the complexities of the issue at hand.This is essential listening!