Not everyone experiences climate change in the same way. The impacts of climate change are more harmful to those with fewer financial resources, and those who do not have the ability to mitigate the impact of rising sea levels, higher temperatures, lower crop yields, or declining water and air quality.
Time for JSTC
In the midst of the economic turmoil that followed the Covid 19 lockdowns, one commentator on National Public Radio remarked that “we are all in the same storm but we’re not all in the same boat.” In other words, the severity of the impact on families and individuals was inversely proportional to the economic resources that could be marshaled to address the challenges. The results, as we know, were anything but equitable.