March 3, 2024

Unjust

How Unjust Policies Influence Who Experiences the Harms of Climate Change First

I will in no way overlook late June 2021 in Portland—not because it was crammed with spouse and children time, excursions to the Pacific coast or even due to the fact of the pandemic—but simply because of the excessive warmth beating down on the area. A “warmth dome” trapped very hot air above my household point out of Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, killing practically 1,000 persons as temperatures soared to a whopping 120° F. Scientists have observed that this would not have occurred with out local climate modify.

As a researcher functioning at the intersection of