MADRE Statements

Hurricane Sandy and Climate Change

Posted on: Thursday, November 8, 2012

Keywords: Environmental Justice, Climate Change

The disruption of Hurricane Sandy has brought climate change back to the forefront of politics. It’s a stark reminder of the disasters that threaten people worldwide—unless we do more to avert them.  

One hundred million people will die by 2030 because of climate change, according to an unsettling report released in late September. And climate change is a women’s human rights issue: women are disproportionately impacted by the extreme weather patterns it triggers, like drought, flooding and famine. 

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