Friday, November 30, 2018

The New Normal: Poverty Driven by Extreme Weather

Peter Simek, D Magazine, posted on 
Climate science suggests that storms that used to be once-in-a-century occurrences will continue to occur more frequently in coming years. And while these catastrophic events receive round-the-clock news coverage as they are unfolding, what is often missed in the coverage is an evaluation of the long-term effects of the increased frequency and ferocity of natural disasters driven by climate change – and a closer look at the communities that bear the brunt of the damage. See the story here