Disasters and Democracy

I forgot to share this recent article by Vann Newkirk of the Atlantic which quotes me: Climate Change Is Already Damaging American Democracy

“Disasters do not discriminate on their impact, but when we see differential consequences, that’s [when] we see the disparities in preexisting conditions,” said Erin Bergren, a visiting professor at North Central College in Illinois and one of the authors of the Sandy paper. “The post-disaster conditions are premised on the pre-disaster conditions.”

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