bluelining—a neologism I’ve not seen before, but it’s roughly what one would expect.


Keenan calls the practice of drawing arbitrary lending boundaries around areas of perceived environmental risk bluelining,” and indeed many of the neighborhoods that banks are bluelining are the same as the ones that were hit by the racist redlining practice in days past. This summer, climate-data analysts at the First Street Foundation released maps showing that 70% more buildings in the United States were vulnerable to flood risk than previously thought; most of the underestimated risk was in low-income neighborhoods. 1


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  1. Climate Change Will Force a New American Migration | syndication link↩︎


September 15, 2020