Tiny Town Big Decision

Additional Reading this week will include 2 short articles “Tiny Town Big Decision” by Chris Flavelle from the New York Times, and She Survived Hurricane Sandy, then Gentrification Hit” by Amir Kafagy from the Guardian. These articles discuss recent issues on relocating and adapting to climate change in the US. They are available through the links here: Tiny Town Big Decision NYT.pdf  and here: She survived Hurricane Sandy. Then climate gentrification hit _ Hurricane Sandy _ The Guardian.pdf also directly via the Canvas Files Folder “Assigned Reading”.


Provide your thoughts about whether these reports bring up issues you may not have considered from Reading chapters 1&9 in Building a Resilient Tomorrow. What additional concerns might adaptation planners need to consider for shoreline retreat and buy-out programs?