The business of elevating homes is growing as sea-level rise and wetter storms increase flood risk in many parts of the country.
Residents see Mandeville as a model for other at-risk communities.
As icebergs melt, fishing with sled dogs on sturdy winter glaciers is no longer safe. But the retreating ice also means bigger catches of fish.
Unmitigated climate change could shave more than 10% off U.S. annual GDP by the end of the century.
Kiribati has been identified as the first country that will disappear as a result of climate change.