Telling Stories to Battle Climate Change, With a Little Humor Thrown In

New York Times | Nov 10, 2019 at 1:00 PM
  • In 1991, when a cyclone and flooding hit Bangladesh, 90 percent of the victims were women.
  • Around the world, women — predominantly poor black, brown and indigenous women — are disproportionately affected by climate change.
  • For most people, the catalyst for caring, let alone taking action, is stories — the lived experience of others who can translate their own narrative into something more essential about what it is to live with climate change.