Climate Migration, Managed Retreat, and Imagination: Thinking Big

What You'll Learn

  • Learn about trends in media discussions of climate-induced relocation over the past several years.
  • Examine where discussions on climate-induced relocation are likely to go as this becomes an ever-growing area of concern.
  • Hear about broad pathways for planners to consider as the issue of climate-induced relocations becomes inescapable.

More Course Details

Climate-induced relocation is the movement of people and communities because of climate impacts. Whether it's called managed retreat or climate migration, this will be one of the most transformative trends in planning over the rest of the 21st century. Explore the current discourse as it directly impacts issues of inclusion and equity. How will planners need to think differently as the number of people moving continues to grow?