Climate Migration

The Allure of Resilient Districts on Higher Ground

For this Big Picture, presented by Jacobs, we hear from cities and regions preparing to receive an impending generation of climate migrants. The contributors envision what new, more resilient, and equitable districts might look like on higher ground, as we learn that not every risk can be mitigated.
Presented by:
The Case for Higher Ground
The Case for Higher Ground
Jason Bird
Florida Resilience Practice Leader & US South Water Resources Solutions Leader, Jacobs
Adam Hosking
Vice President and Global Director for Water Resources & Resilience, Jacobs
James A. Moore
Global Solutions Director - Cities & Places, Jacobs
How to Rethink City Construction to Stop the Ticking Clock?
How to Rethink City Construction to Stop the Ticking Clock?
Virginie Alonzi
Strategic Foresight Director, Bouygues Construction
Climate Change and Human Mobility
Climate Change and Human Mobility
Susannah C. Drake
Principal and Founder, DLANDstudio, FASLA, AIA Associate Professor CU Boulder ENVD
Environmental Security, Cities, and International Order
Environmental Security, Cities, and International Order
Peter Engelke
Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, Scowcroft Center on Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council
“Hoping for the Best” is Not a Strategy
“Hoping for the Best” is Not a Strategy
David Foster
Senior Advisor, Policy & Communications, Canadian Home Builders’ Association
New Orleans is Not Miami
New Orleans is Not Miami
Jesse M. Keenan
Lecturer in Architecture Graduate School of Design (GSD), Harvard University
Climate Migration: New Cities on Higher Ground
Climate Migration: New Cities on Higher Ground
Josef Konvitz
Associate Fellow, Resilience, NewCities
Rust Belt Climate Refugee Resettlement Program
Rust Belt Climate Refugee Resettlement Program
Thaddeus Pawlowski
Managing Director, Center for Resilient Cities And Landscapes, Columbia University
Climate Migration: A Potential Opportunity or Threat
Climate Migration: A Potential Opportunity or Threat
Missy Stults
Sustainability and Innovations Manager, City of Ann Arbor, Michigan
Where Will We Go When the Water Comes?
Where Will We Go When the Water Comes?
Jason Thistlethwaite
Associate Professor, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, University of Waterloo
Anna Ziolecki
Adjunct Professor and Director of Partners for Action, University of Waterloo
Planning for Migration to Create a Better City for All
Planning for Migration to Create a Better City for All
Anna Zhuo
Co-Founder, Climate Migrants and Refugees Project
George P.R. Benson
Co-Founder, CMRP

Creative Writing

 

Letter to Evie
Letter to Evie
Ingrid Burrington
Co-author, The Training Commission
Brendan C. Byrne
Co-author, The Training Commission
Our Inevitable Retreat
Our Inevitable Retreat
Anthony Townsend
Founder & President, Star City Group