Moving to Higher Ground – Retreat as a Response to Climate Change

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By Marion Sours, Professor Joseph Schofer, and Thomas Herman. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Rising sea level driven by climate change is threatening some coastal settlements with more frequent flooding and potential inundation. For some, the time may come to consider relocating to higher ground. This is a controversial and costly option, a difficult choice for communities and their leaders.

In this podcast we talk with A.R. Siders, Assistant Professor at the University of Delaware’s Biden School of Public Policy and Administration, who is a leading researcher on the topic of strategic retreat.

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