Climate change to spur migration from coastal flooding

Househunting couple

Will you soon find yourself moving to a more climate-proof locality?

Evaluating hometownsMany of us spend vacations just exploring. “Let’s see the Ozarks this year,” or “Let’s visit Sue in Bozeman. I’ve always wanted to know more about that part of the country.” Over the coming years, in addition to recreation and education you might start using these trips to look for your next hometown.

Thirteen million of us will be migrating inland in coming decades according to […]

Is climate migration starting along the US coast?

Climate casualties

Living where they live is increasingly difficult, and they’re moving. Are similar pressures in store for you?

Climate-change migrants The beautifully-presented stories in the New York Times’ Climate Casualties series are straws in a warm wind. Yes, some are remote. Bolivia’s second-largest lake has dried up completely, and everyone around it is leaving. West African subsistence farmers are giving up and trying to get to Libya, maybe Italy. Over a million Chinese have been resettled away from the sandstorms of an expanding desert.

But […]

Is your 'habitat' shifting?

Human migration from climate change: any parallels to animal migration?

Screen Shot 2016-08-27 at 10.12.33 AMI’ve long written that pulling up stakes and moving to a more climate-proof hometown will be the most effective way to protect against the growing costs from warming. Drastic, yes, but for many families, migration will be necessary to avoid physical damage from flooding and drought, as well as financial threats to property values, local taxes, and health, plus general economic decline.

We’re not the […]

For their wellbeing, Kentucky warblers are moving

Like migrating birds, you may need to move your home to find the things your family needs. […]