Satellite Beach

A portrait of 10-year-old Levi Draheim with brown-blonde curly hair.

This 10-year-old was already suing the government over climate policy. Then climate change really hit home.


Sea level rise projections suggest Levi Draheim’s home on Florida’s east coast will be sitting in water in 30-40 years. A hurricane last year already flooded him out of his school. So, he’s suing the federal government to try to force it to take stronger action to fight climate change.

Houses in this Florida neighborhood are perched at the edge of a rapidly-eroding part of the town of Satellite Beach. The town is one of the few in the state that's investing in a major plan to shore itself up against the rising seas and stronger storms b

One small Florida city tries to adapt to climate change, mostly alone