Science and Technology : Black Lives Matter is right to say Climate Change is a Race Issue

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Climate Change: The Greatest Global Health Threat of the 21st Century

... Though the two definitions vary in the causation, the result is still clear: climate change is the alteration of the Earth’s environmental systems over time. Now, we will look at why this is important to global health ...





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Neil deGrasse Tyson Has No Time For Climate Change Deniers Marveling At The Eclipse


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... “I don’t see people objecting to it. I don’t see people in denial of it, yet methods and tools of science predict it. So when methods and tools of science predict other things, to have people turn around and say ’I deny what you say,’ there’s something wrong in our world when that happens” ...

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Yeah, if Climate Change eventually causes massive crop failures then starvation is very bad for health.
 

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Al Gore warns worst of climate change will be felt by black and poor people


Ed Pilkington in Montgomery

The Guardian


... Speaking at the opening of a new national memorial and museum chronicling America’s history of lynching and racial violence in Montgomery, Alabama, Gore said that the US could expect to see many more major disasters of the ilk of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria last summer.


https://www.yahoo.com/news/al-gore-warns-worst-climate-193334492.html


Al Gore: ‘We need sustainable capitalism ... to get away from the short-term thinking which is killing us.’ Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures


 

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Racial resentment may be fueling climate denial, study finds
New research finds a link between racial prejudice and climate change denial
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... “I run into a lot of people that really don’t like Obama at all,” one seller of coal-rolling equipment told Slate. “If he’s into the environment, if he’s into this or that, we’re not, I hear a lot of that,” In some instances, the practice has taken on an explicitly racial tone, as drivers publish videos of themselves rolling coal on Black Lives Matter protesters.

https://thinkprogress.org/racial-resentment-may-be-fueling-climate-denial-study-finds-25884ab53fe1/
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Governments could become indifferent to climate disaster victims, expert warns

As global heating fuels more powerful hurricanes, as well as rising sea levels, drought and wildfires, more people around the world will be in need of assistance at a time when populist, nationalist leaders have gained prominence in several countries including the US, where Donald Trump gained infamy in Puerto Rico for visiting the island and throwing paper towels at hurricane survivors.


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