Winners and Losers
Guest: Solomon Hsiang, Chancellor’s Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley; Katharine Mach, Senior Research Scientist, Stanford University
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?
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