Congressional Briefing: Braving the Storm: How Climate Change Will Affect How and Where We Live

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As climate change accelerates, extreme weather events and natural disasters (hurricanes, drought, forest fires, polar vortexes) have proliferated, and long-term effects—including rising sea levels and other coastal hazards—are becoming more apparent. But what about the impact on demographic change? Who is at risk? What trends have already surfaced due to climate change, and what might be coming just over the horizon? Shifting migration patterns and emerging risks for vulnerable subpopulations in local communities are among the myriad issues that demographers are examining in the context of climate change. Join our panel of experts as they share their most recent research and respond to your questions.


Dr. Sara Curran, University of Washington
Dr. Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue, Cornell University
Dr. Mathew Hauer, Florida State University
Moderated by: Dr. Vida Maralani, Cornell University

When:  Dec 6, 2021 from 12:00 to 13:00 (ET)


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