Climate change is no longer just a problem for future generations – it is here now, with storms, wildfires, droughts and extreme temperatures becoming more prevalent in our cities, towns and villages. As these impacts intensify, more Americans are being forced out of their homes or are voluntarily relocating in advance of catastrophes.
This report provides city leaders with the information they need to better understand the complexities of climate migration and proactively prepare for the future. It offers federal, state and local leaders recommendations on how they can incorporate climate change impacts and resulting population shifts into their municipal budgets, programs and long-term plans.
With new sources of federal funding now flowing directly to cities, local leaders have a critical opportunity to transform their communities into equitable and resilient places to live. Download the report to learn more.