"I think every city that is built below sea level should probably become extinct."
Given the nature of water, that's going to happen with our without our help, eventually. But, there are cities that have survived centuries in just such a precarious situation. These cities apparently don't have to contend with hurricanes, though.
New orleans has been around since 1718 folks most of yalls cities are realtive new borns. By the way Cities dont have a right to eternal life will be a great campaign slogan when we try to reelect Republican David Vitter, or Relect Republican JIndal. Oh and this is going to big hit with Republican voters in Jefferson and St Tammny , and St BErnard Parish come the Presidental election time. Keep the helpful slogans coming