“Some cities have tried to adapt — Houston, for example, with 13 feet of subsidence in some districts, has elevated its bridges and foundations and beefed up drainage. But most U.S. and global cities do not yet seem to grasp that they will probably require more dramatic action, or what in climate parlance is called ‘managed retreat.'” The Radical Plan to Save the Fastest Sinking City in the World. (I don’t know much about saving cities, but Managed Retreat has worked well for me as social interaction strategy.)