Category: Urban Systems

Temporary Climate Migrants

Temporary Climate Migrants

Temporary Climate Migrants

09/16/21

“Why will some climate migrants just be temporary?”

Climate migration is going to occur as a result of intense events driven by global warming. However, not all migrants will move permanently. Some will just move for a short duration of time and then go somewhere else based on their economical situation. These Temporary Climate Migrants will increase in number in the coming years and policy makers must take them into account.

Why Making People Drive Less May Be Necessary to Solve Climate Change

Why Making People Drive Less May Be Necessary to Solve Climate Change

Why Making People Drive Less May Be Necessary to Solve Climate Change

09/13/21

“Why may forcing people to drive less be necessary to solve climate change?”

Automobile transportation is one of the leading causes of carbon emissions around the world. And despite public knowledge about this, people continue to drive more and more. In fact, it might be necessary to use force and enact policies that limit people’s ability to drive. That way, fewer carbon emissions can be ensured and the climate saved. This is Why Making People Drive Less May Be Necessary to Solve Climate Change.

Climate Migration Preparation

Climate Migration Preparation

Climate Migration Preparation

09/10/21

“Why will governments need to think more about preparing for climate migration?”

The advent of climate change is only making the need for thinking about mass climate migration more and more pertinent. Strategies such as designating receiving cities, building up flood protection infrastructure, or planning managed retreat will be more and more on people’s minds. This is why Climate Migration Preparation is so important.

Climate Adaptation Infrastructure Site Inspections

Climate Adaptation Infrastructure Site Inspections

Climate Adaptation Infrastructure Site Inspections

09/09/21

“Why do we have to do site inspections for climate adaptation infrastructure projects?”

Municipalities and other governmental organizations have climate adaptation infrastructure projects. However, sometimes problems may be reported and people will need to be sent to inspect if there are any problems. These Climate Adaptation Infrastructure Site Inspections can save countless lives and investment if issues are found.

Municipal Level Water Recycling

Municipal Level Water Recycling

Municipal Level Water Recycling

09/08/21

“How can we have water recycling on the municipal level?”

Water recycling allows for water to be taken from waste to be useable again. Not only does this help save environmental impacts, but also money in many cases. To scale this up, we can take this to Municipal Level Water Recycling in which entire municipalities buy into water recycling programs.

Why Living in a Basement Increases Flood Risk

Why Living in a Basement Increases Flood Risk

Why Living in a Basement Increases Flood Risk

09/04/21

“Why does living in a basement increase flood risk?”

Many people are forced to live in basements due to high costs of living. This can be quite fatal due to storms as water from the aboveground can pour in and completely decimate everything. The lives that were lost during Hurricane Ida (2021) (z”l) only serve to illustrate this point. This is Why Living in a Basement Increases Flood Risk.

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Why Higher Floors in Building Will Become Pricier in More Flood Prone Areas

Why Higher Floors in Building Will Become Pricier in More Flood Prone Areas

Why Higher Floors in Building Will Become Pricier in More Flood Prone Areas

09/02/21

“Why will higher floors become pricier in more flood prone areas?”

With the advent of climate change, floods are going to become more and more common in certain areas. This will hurt the lower floors of buildings, but higher floors may be unharmed. This will give them higher demand and therefore raise their costs. This is Why Higher Floors in Buildings Will Become Pricier in More Flood Prone Areas.

Relocating Affordable Housing to Climate Safe Havens

Relocating Affordable Housing to Climate Safe Havens

Relocating Affordable Housing to Climate Safe Havens

09/01/21

“How can we relocate affordable housing to climate safe havens?”

As climate change and imperialism makes living in many areas more perilous, affordable housing will come in increasing danger. One solution will be to do community-centered managed retreats to new locations. This way, people can have their safety ensured and live in a new place without any problem. This is why Relocating Affordable Housing to Climate Safe Havens is so important.