The Confining Nature of Climate Change on Incarcerated People

From extreme flooding in Florida from Tropical Storm Elsa in July, to the wildfires that ravaged California last year, climate change is being realized in our everyday lives—with no end in sight. In fact, in the next 30 years, the cost of flood damage is expected to rise by 26 percent.

Those who are incarcerated are more likely to be impacted by climate change and environmental toxicity.