Climate Resilience

Climate costs imperil Detroit’s unique, diverse Jefferson Chalmers neighborhood

“Climate gentrification” in cities like New Orleans and Miami has seen wealthier and whiter residents displace low-income residents and people of color in less flood-prone areas.  But in Jefferson Chalmers, climate gentrification could mean that those with the resources to manage the risks and expense of living in a floodplain may replace those without them.

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