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Governments could become indifferent to climate disaster victims, expert warns

Puerto Rico’s ongoing struggles to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria could be routinely replicated in other places if the climate crisis spurs nationalistic governments to scale back aid to certain disaster victims.  That’s a warning from bestselling author David Wallace-Wells, whose book The Uninhabitable Earth was described in a Guardian review as a “brutal portrait of climate change”.  The indifference of US politicians to the Hurricane Maria disaster is chilling, he warns.  Read more....



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