The Indigenous village of Newtok, Alaska will receive $15 million in federal funding to move their village, now receding into the ocean as sea levels rise.
Governments really have two choices when it comes to managing the impact on its peoples from climate disruptions: Spend money on trying to reduce the problem; or spend money on cleaning up the catastrophes.
Almost three quarters of a sample of island groups – atolls and archipelagos that are home to more than 18 million people − are expected to become increasingly more arid as the climate changes. New…
HUD has awarded the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Tribe $45 to move away from rising sea levels that threaten to submerge their island home in Louisiana within 50 years, making them this country's first climate refugees.