2021 Hurricane Season Shows Low-Income Communities Face The Highest Risks In Changing Climate

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation.

Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2021, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina flooded the city. This time the levees held. Billions of dollars invested in reinforcing them had paid off – at least for part of the population.