Midwest Towns Move to Avoid Flooding from Climate Change

9/9/2019; 6 minutes

Climate change and atmospheric rivers are bringing flood water to people's homes, devastating communities. Entire towns are moving to escape rising waters, which is called managed retreat. Flood experts at UC Davis, including Nicholas Pinter, are visiting dozens of communities who have moved off the floodplain and to higher ground to avoid flooding. (#35171)

 

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