By Achilles Kallergis

Environmental mobility has gained increased interest in academic, policy, and media circles). Speculative discourses of an imminent climate migration crisis have elevated environmental mobility into a global issue, underlining the need for multi-level governance, international cooperation, the development of norms and processes, and the recognition of migration as an important…

By Shaieree Cottar

In recent years, managed retreat has become increasingly ubiquitous with large scale climate change adaptation plans. With the growing imperative to respond to climate change, many economically developed countries are integrating retreat strategies into existing climate and migration policies aimed at reducing vulnerability and improving community resilience. For example, in…

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In May 2021, the NYC Mayor’s Office released the first ever citywide Stormwater Resiliency Plan, which includes an analysis of flooding caused by extreme rainfall events across the 5 boroughs. The Plan draws from results of the NYC Stormwater Resiliency Study, a Town and Gown initiative co-led by the Department…

By Emma Jane Geisler and Ripley Cleghorn

In 2018, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published a report declaring a 1.5°C limit i.e. limiting global temperatures to below 1.5° above pre-industrial levels. This figure is important, because once that threshold is crossed, not only will there be grave consequences for society but weather systems will react…

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