THIS Is the Safest Place to Live in the US as the Climate Changes

af | 22. marts 2022 | Ekstremvejr, Flygtninge, Konsekvenser

​We asked six experts where the safest, or least risky, places will be to live in the United States as the climate changes and weather becomes more extreme. And the answer is pretty surprising. In this episode, we look at many hazards from temperature, storms, drought, farming, wildfire, polar vortex, hurricanes, sea-level rise, crop failure, extreme heat, and even economics. We look at the effect of climate on future migration patterns in the US and talk to someone who left New York City after Hurricane Sandy and identifies as a climate migrant. She ended up moving to the safest county in the United States from a weather and climate perspective. We’ll reveal where she went and why.

Here is a link to the ProPublica article that was very influential in our research of this episode: (scroll to the bottom of the article for a list of counties and the criteria used to rate them)

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