Climate Migration

Climate Migration

By Stephanie Seferian

We humans have lived within a surprisingly narrow range of temperatures for most of our history. But this range? It's slowly and steadily moving north. As the planet warms and weather events become more severe, it's natural to wonder about safety. How do we know it's time to leave our beloved homes and move for good? Where are the so-called climate havens, and do they have infrastructure in place to support a sudden population influx? On today's show we round out Difficult Decisions Week with two women who are among the first to consider climate change when buying property and laying down roots. Here's a preview: [11:00] 3 characteristics to look for in a prospective climate haven [22:00] The red flags one guest believes will inform her it's time to go for good [27:00] Even in 2023, Americans continue to move toward both heat and coastlines. At what point is doing so no longer a solid financial investment? [30:00] Advice for listeners considering a proactive climate move   Further reading/Resources mentioned: How Climate Migration Will Reshape America (via The New York Times) The Girl Next Door Podcast RisingShining.com The Creeks Will Rise by William Becker This show is listener-supported. Thank you for supporting! Join our (free!) Facebook community here. Find your tribe. Sustainable Minimalists are on Facebook, Instagram + Youtube @sustainableminimalists Say hello! MamaMinimalistBoston@gmail.com.
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