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Snakes, spores and sewage: Life in the N.Y.C. neighborhood ‘the Hole’

The small neighborhood on the border of Brooklyn and Queens has a colorful history but an uncertain future because of climate change.
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When sea levels rise, so does your rent

As property investors turn their gaze inland, away from Miami's exclusive low-lying beach area, residents in one poorer neighbourhood further above sea level say rising rents are forcing them out.

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‘People are happier in a walkable neighborhood’: the US community that banned cars

A new housing development outside Phoenix is looking towards European cities for inspiration and shutting out the cars. So far residents love it.

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Flood threats are rising. Here’s where people are moving into harm’s way

Worldwide, humans now occupy more than twice as much land in flood-prone areas as they did four decades ago, according to a new study in the journal Nature.

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Government shutdown may hurt home sales in flood-prone areas

Congress funds a flood insurance program that many home buyers in risky areas rely on. The money is about to run out, a real estate trade group warned.
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As climate change worsens, Americans struggle to escape its impacts

A couple moved from Nevada to New Hampshire to escape the effects of a changing climate. Issues with extreme weather followed them to their new home.
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Finding climate havens

How do you know whether a location is better suited for dealing with climate change than the place you live now? Experts point to two major factors.