Posted by: Sandy Steinman | November 7, 2019

Here’s how climate change policies could end up widening the wealth gap

Anthropocene reports

Wealthier communities in the United States are more likely to receive federal assistance to buffer the effects of climate change, and more likely to reap the benefits of renewable energy, two new studies show.

The findings suggest that without careful attention to equity, climate change policies could wind up reinforcing existing disparities in society rather than easing them.

Read more at  Here’s how climate change policies could end up widening the wealth gap | Anthropocene


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