Inequality

Black communities in the US will be hardest hit by floods caused by climate change, say scientists

Led by the University of Bristol in the UK, the study, published in the journal Nature, looks at how flooding will impact different communities unequally. Image: Unsplash/Kelly Sikkema

Victoria Masterson

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Share:

The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Inequality is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Inequality

New flood risk maps suggest Black communities in the US will be disproportionately hit by flooding in the next 30 years. Image: The Conversation/Wing, et al. 2022

Discover

What’s the World Economic Forum doing about climate change?

Have you read?

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

InequalityClimate ChangeUnited States

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

Friendships between rich and poor are key to reducing inequality, study finds
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum