The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in the North will be affected by droughts in the South. There are many factors to consider how you will be affected by climate change.
“I think this question of inequity is also really, really important,” states Katharine Mach. “And the flipside of that is that wealth is not necessarily protection.”
Who will win and lose as climate disruption impacts agriculture, employment, crime, storms, and human mortality. Do you live in the right place to come out ahead?
Guests: Solomon Hsiang, Chancellor's Associate Professor of Public Policy, UC Berkeley Katherine Mach, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University.
This program was recorded live at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on May 30, 2018.