Extreme weather is on the rise worldwide, and it’s no longer enough to rely on old methods to combat disastrous flooding. This urgent issue is explored in depth in the upcoming documentary, which takes viewers across Europe to see new ways communities are adapting to climate change.
In the Netherlands, engineers pioneered the “let the water in” approach, building playgrounds, sports facilities, and even residential areas designed to absorb rising water levels during floods. Meanwhile, the town of Nevers in France discovered that allowing rivers to flow freely reduces the risk of flooding. From Germany to Brandenburg, citizens and experts are working together to defend their homes and wildlife from the ravages of climate change. Don’t miss this timely and fascinating exploration of what it takes to protect our world from extreme floods.