In Atlantic City, residents feel injustice of climate change

PBS NewsHour

Published on Jul 1, 2017

When global warming leads to coastal flooding, low-income neighborhoods can suffer some of the worst effects. One stark example is in Atlantic City, where people living in houses built on low-lying lands were left out of flood-mitigation projects that benefit their wealthy neighbors. John Upton, who reported on the disparity for Climate Central, joins Hari Sreenivasan.

The Injustice of Atlantic City’s Floods
New Jersey’s working class are forgotten as federal government funds fixes for wealthier neighbors
By John Upton, Climate Central on May 14, 2017


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