The benefits and challenges of moving communities to safer ground.
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Experts brainstormed legal ways to adapt to sea level rise at Columbia Climate School’s Managed Retreat conference.
Self-determination, recognition of historical drivers of climate risk, and a new approach to buyouts, according to participants at a recent conference.
At this year’s Managed Retreat conference, experts discussed the limitations and future potential of government buyout programs.
Understanding how people will respond to climate dangers depends not only on top-down data, but also on bottom-up community engagement.
From June 22 to 25, the Managed Retreat conference will examine the thorny questions around relocating homes and communities away from growing threats.
A recent conversation focused on three coastlines where Indigenous and Black communities are caught between rising seas and societal and development threats on land.
Tribes Claim U.S. Government Violates Human Rights by Failing to Address Climate-Forced Displacement
Five U.S. tribes claim that climate change compromises their human rights, including rights to life, health, housing, water, sanitation, and a healthy environment.
How the Shinnecock Indian Nation Tribe in Long Island, NY, transformed a desolate and barren stretch of shoreline to protect their land from erosion and sea-level rise
Hundreds of experts gathered on campus to discuss possibilities for protecting coastal communities and withdrawing when we can no longer safely inhabit our coastlines.