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Designing for Climate Change

As climate change brings powerful storms like Hurricane Harvey with increased frequency and intensity, housing developers are increasingly interested in disaster resilience, which considers issues related to both design and land use. Along with disasters…

A successful climate plan must also tackle the housing crisis

Of course, the centrist climate wonks hate how expansive the Green New Deal idea is. They think every piece of its social policy is an expensive distraction. But they forgot to follow the carbon beyond their…

Can the Housing Market Be Resilient in the Face of Climate Change?

Storm after storm, homeowners and businesses pour money into repairing their property, only to be devastated in the next disaster. JCHS reports that “flooding and wind from Hurricane Florence alone damaged some 700,000 residential and…

Adapting to Climate Change: Cities and the Urban Poor

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized and more poor people move to urban areas, the challenges of climate change are exacerbated. Approximately 51 percent of the world’s population currently lives in cities, and an estimated…