Flooding Drives Millions to Move

Flooding Drives Millions to Move
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(Source: AP News)

While looking at the big picture, it's clear that many Americans are still ignoring the possible effects of climate change when deciding to live. But new data shows that locally, climate migration patterns are starting to emerge, as people move away from local higher-probability flood areas.

Flooding drives millions to move as climate migration patterns emerge
Flood risk and climate change are pushing millions of people to move from their homes, according to a new study by the risk analysis firm First Street Foundation.