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Political Theory and Global Climate Change$
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Steve Vanderheiden

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262220842

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.001.0001

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In the Wake of Katrina: Climate Change and the Coming Crisis of Displacement

In the Wake of Katrina: Climate Change and the Coming Crisis of Displacement

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(p.177) 8 In the Wake of Katrina: Climate Change and the Coming Crisis of Displacement
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Political Theory and Global Climate Change
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Peter F. Cannavò

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262220842.003.0008

This chapter explores the issue of adaptation to climatic changes. It elaborates on the crisis of displacement that has followed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The chapter also describes how climate change may force a tragic conflict between the value of place and ecological sustainability.

Keywords:   adaptation, climate changes, displacement, Hurricane Katrina, ecological sustainability

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