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Why should you care about climate change?

By Raghav Chopra, Politics Editor


Tropical storms run rampant across the Carribean and Southern US, recurrent erratic weather, and rising temperatures: the consequences of climate change become increasingly more apparent. While hurricanes may make infrastructural and economic catastrophes seem profound, their scope is broader. If the US continues to procrastinate in acting against climate change, the prospects for Americans’ health, prosperity, and wellbeing may be dire. However, rapid action to halt US waste and emissions may be able to reverse these effects.

 

 

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