This Floating City Concept Could Fight Climate Change
A hoverboard startup wants to help keep urban areas safe from destruction
The increasingly negative effects of climate change have governments concerned about the destruction of their cities in the near future. In October 2016, Haiti was devastated by Hurricane Matthew, leaving more than 1.4 million people in need of assistance. Global sea levels are also rising at an alarming rates, putting cities like Venice in danger, along with people’s lives and livelihood at risk, especially in coastal areas. Arx Pax, a startup that created the Hendo hoverboard, is offering a solution through its patented self-adjusting floating city concept called the SAFE Building System.