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

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A map of the US showing where flood risk is projected to rise fastest in the US
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

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