The Urbanist

Climate migration

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18 November 2021

Episode 527

30 minutes

How is climate change affecting our migration habits? And are cities equipped to deal with the impending influx of migrants as urban displacement becomes more common?

18 November 2021

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Chapter 1

Wildfires

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Laura Bliss and Marie Patino from Bloomberg CityLab discuss their somewhat strange findings from a recent article assessing US migration patterns around areas of wildfire risk.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Rising seas

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Julie Anne Genter of the New Zealand Green Party looks at the country’s role and responsibilities in the Pacific to help with the fallout from rising sea levels.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Relocating a city

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Author Tony Fry discusses his recent work of “design fiction”, telling the story of a city forced to move after catastrophic sea-level rise.

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