The Internet Is Drowning: Rising seas imperil the delicate web of IRL cables and power stations that control the internet.

The Internet Is Drowning: Rising seas imperil the delicate web of IRL cables and power stations that control the internet.

“We live in a world designed for an environment that no longer exists,” says Rich Sorkin, the co-founder of Jupiter Intelligence, a company that models climate-induced risk. Accepting the reality of what future will look like, he says, is key to planning for it—and studies like this, he says, highlight just how quickly we’ll all have to adapt.