Climate change is a middle-class issue, and the poor care more about jobs and wages. The reality is climate change is exacerbating economic and racial inequality. Climate displacement is real -- and it's hitting people in public housing first.
Climate and Water: As climate change continues, more and more ice on land will melt, as seen below. That will contribute to sea level rise but also mean freshwater is less available in certain places, to both people and nature.
Researchers know that more, and more dangerous, storms have begun to occur as the climate warms. A team of scientists has reported an underlying explanation, using meteorological satellite data gathered over a period.