S6 E1: Home is Where the Flood Is
Kicking off the season, host Rob Verchick digs into resiliency, real estate, and how climate change is beginning to impact people's decisions on where to live — or move.
For years, scientists and environmental activists have warned that many of America’s most beloved cities are going to sink. Climate models predict how sea level rise will destroy places like Miami and New Orleans. Meanwhile, out West, wildfires are ravaging towns along the coast and spewing clouds of smoke inland.
Rob is joined by:
- Daryl Fairweather, chief economist at Redfin
- Philip Mulder, a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business
- Matt Kahn, Provost Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California and the author of Adapting to Climate Change
- Sean Hecht, CPR Member Scholar and Evan Frankel Professor of Policy and Practice at UCLA School of Law