It is our moral obligation to address climate change and protect vulnerable communities. By changing the dialogue in Congress on climate change, we are paving the way for meaningful legislative solutions to gain bipartisan support and become law.
The argument for investing in climate resilience abroad is simple enough: It is the right thing to do. But there are practical considerations, too.
The U.S. has a long history of advancing policies that entrenched segregation, exacerbated inequality, and exposed communities of color to environmental hazards.
The need for governments to address the nexus of climate, migration, and conflict is clear. Yet too often, these three issues are siloed from one another.