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Major Asian Cities Are Sinking Under Climate Change

Jakarta is sinking. Fast. And they’re running out of time.

Photo by Appai on Unsplash

In 2019, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced the impending move of the country’s administrative capital from Jakarta to East Kalimantan on Borneo island. While government officials leave the current capital, about 40 percent of Jakarta is below sea level and some portions

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Raisa Nastukova

Raisa Nastukova

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Freelance journalist focused on stories of both Kashmir culture and society as well as the rising tide of climate change.