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.

See:
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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