As rising temperatures fuel the erosion of people's lands and lives, Fault Lines travels to Alaska to examine the costs of climate change
Dozens of Alaska Native villages along the coast are on the frontlines of climate change in the U.S. Every year, more land is taken by the sea, as the permafrost deep under the surface melts due to rising temperatures.
The loss of land is forcing communities into a difficult situation: to stay or move their villages. And if they choose to relocate, where do they go? Moving an entire village is a costly operation, and no one is quite sure where they will get that money from.
Fault Lines travels to Alaska to see how people are coping with climate change that’s already drastically impacting their lives.
Executive Producer: Mathieu Skene,
Correspondent: Libby Casey @libcasey,
Producer: Kavitha Chekuru @kavichek,
Director of Photography: Víctor Tadashi Suárez @tadashi_lives,
Editor: Adrienne Haspel @AdiHaspel,
Production Manager: Dana Merwin @dana_merwin,
Digital Producer: Nikhil Swaminathan @sw4mi,
Transcription: Malak Habbak @HabbakMalak
Special Thanks to the communities and schools of Kivalina and Newtok
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