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Gabrielle SIERRA: Hey everyone! And welcome to the fifth season of Why It Matters, a podcast by the Council on Foreign Relations. Look, the world of foreign policy can seem a little disconnected from our day to day. But it affects almost everything we do. It’s a wave of events and trends unfolding across the world that will change the way we live our lives tomorrow. And Why It Matters is here to break it all down, question by question, like will we be able to save coastal cities as oceans rise?
Verge Science: Coastal Cities are first in line for big changes, and some that can afford it are gearing up to spend billions to make sure they survive.
SIERRA: What would happen if the world joined together to tax corporations?
CBS Evening News: Leaders of most of the world's largest countries all embracing a new global 15% minimum corporate tax.
SIERRA: And how has American music forged ties where traditional diplomacy has faltered?
TEDxMauerPark: Now why did this group all the way in Serbia use a song made by a bunch of guys in Long Island New York City, because it was hip hop music.
SIERRA: So join us as we find answers, and bring the world home to you. I’m Gabrielle Sierra, and this is Why It Matters.
The world is already witnessing the effects of climate change. One inescapable and irreversible consequence is sea-level rise, which could destroy coastal cities. Ho...