Climate Change: The Next Educational Divide?

If climate change expands inequality, here’s how it may affect students. Weather conditions seem to have taken an apocalyptic turn as a sequence of recent climate disasters have emphasized the need for urgent environmental action.  

More than 85 people were killed in December 2021 by tornadoes that devastated western Kentucky; seven months later at the other end of the state the death toll from flooding approached 40 people. Europe is experiencing a record-breaking heatwave this summer that scientists estimate will become the norm by 2035. The McKinney wildfire in Northern California burned more than 55,000 acres of land as of the latest reports. The list, unfortunately, goes on. 

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  • Christine Preusler

    Christine Preusler, Managing Editor at The Wyman Company in Gainesville, Florida, writes The Lead for ACUI's biweekly newsletter, The Bulletin. Christine uses more than 15 years of experience in publication management and a master’s in mass communications from the University of Florida to highlight the latest industry news and create thought-provoking content. Contact her via email ([email protected]) with story ideas and announcements you'd like to see in the newsletter.

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