In Typhoon Harvey’S Wake, We Want A Green ‘New Deal’

A recent report by American scientists concluded that the effects of climate change are already with us.
We should commit expenditures to the kinds of projects that mitigate climate change, like clean energy and public transportation.
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How we respond to Hurricane Harvey and the floods to come will demonstrate who and what we value.
Recovery from previous disasters, like Hurricane Katrina, has had regressive effects, heightening the disparities between rich and poor and perpetuating systemic racism.

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