Climate Change as a Right

Grace J., Gateway School (Santa Cruz, CA) 8th Grade Cultural Studies

This podcast discusses some of the reasons why I believe climate change needs to be a top priority of the U.S. government. It also explains why I believe voters in the upcoming election should remember to consider the interests of us all in relation to climate change. As the Constitution says, every one of us has a right to justice, welfare and liberty, so we need to elect a government who will work to bring us these things.

Citations

https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-09/documents/climate-change-ca.pdf

As the climate becomes hotter, the snowpack decreases. Rising temperatures will increase the number of and severity of wildfires

https://climate.nasa.gov

Global temperature has risen 1.9 degrees Fahrenheit since 1880

https://www.fire.ca.gov/stats-events/

In 2018, 876,147 acres of land were burned during fires in California

Location

SANTA CRUZ, California

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