If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what’s possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, impacting thousands of lives.
It’s not just an environmental catastrophe we have to worry about. Relentless climate change-related disasters are creating a less stable world and threatening the underpinnings of American democracy: uprooting communities, destroying tax bases, and increasing racial and class inequalities.
Join New America CA for a happy hour conversation with New York Times best-selling author David Wallace-Wells. His recent book, The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming, explores the far-reaching impacts of climate change and steps policymakers and citizens can take to address short-term threats and build long-term strategies for resilience.