Official assessments radically underestimate the magnitude of warming experienced by city dwellers today. To live in a large city today is to be on the edge of the most rapidly changing environmental conditions ever experienced by humans.
On the five-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Extreme Cities looks at how climate change is affecting global cities and how to support urban movements already fighting to remake our cities in a more just and equitable way.
The Trump administration's delay in sending real aid to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria is a distasteful display of colonialist racism. But it's par for the course: our citizenship has always been second-class.