The wind over the canal stirred up whitecaps and rattled café umbrellas. Rowers strained toward a finish line and spectators hugged the shore. Henk Ovink, hawkish, wiry, head shaved, watched from a VIP deck, one eye on the boats, the other, as usual, on his phone.
"The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching." is from the June 15, 2017 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael Kimmelman and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.