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As climate change continues to influence weather patterns, not all areas of the U.S. will be equally exposed to natural hazard risks. While some locations may not be ideal choices for property investment in the future, there are other areas that data scientists have demonstrated will be sheltered from the damaging effects of natural catastrophes.
In Part 2 of this episode, host Maiclaire Bolton Smith continues the conversation with CoreLogic Chief Scientist Howard Botts to see where the safest places to live in the U.S. will be in the face of climate change.
In This Episode
- 1:13 – So where are the safest places to live in the U.S. today?
- 2:44 – Are we expecting these areas to become boomtowns? They have affordable real estate.
- 5:22 – When factoring in future climate change scenarios, where will the safest places to live be?
- 6:21 – Macro- versus micro-migration patterns. Sometimes moving a few blocks can make a home more resilient.
- 9:33 – If El Nino arrives, how will it affect the weather and the subsequent natural catastrophes?
- 10:18 – Are millennial homeowners more likely than baby boomers to consider climate change when purchasing a property?
- 12:42 – How do earthquakes fit into climate change property risk profiles?
Up Next: Using Data Science to Examine Riskiest US Areas to Live Amid Climate Change
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