Climate Gentrification and Its Effects on Vulnerable Populations

January 26, 2024


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5-15 mins
Climate Gentrification

As the effects of climate change become increasingly more severe, so does the rate of gentrification among vulnerable populations. In places like Miami and New Orleans, when extreme weather events destroy affordable housing, predatory investors buy up damaged property to invest in and eventually sell to affluent residents and businesses, effectively displacing those who lived and worked in these communities before. Learn more about the importance of prioritizing community sustainability during the current climate crisis in this article from the School for Environment and Sustainability.

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