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Civil and human rights impacts of climate change -uscan

  1. 1. The Imperative for Intentional Integration ofEquity and Justice inAdaptation Planning
  2. 2.  Defining Human and Civil Rights Shifts in Agricultural Yields Sea Level Rise Salt Water Incursion Disappearing Shorelines/Communities Extreme Weather Vulnerability Access Response Ability to Recover Second Wave AssaultsDifferentially Impacted Populations
  3. 3.  Sea Level Rise—Storm Surge Extreme Weather Events Shifts in Agricultural Yields
  4. 4. HUMAN RIGHTS Right to Self Determination Right to Safe and Healthy Work Conditions Right to Highest Standard of Physical and Mental Health Right to Food Right to a Decent Living Condition Equal Rights Between Men and Women Right of Youth and Children to be Free From ExploitationCIVIL RIGHTS Ensuring peoples physical integrity and safety. Protection from discrimination on grounds such as gender,religion, race, sexual orientation, national origin, age,immigrant status, etc. Equal access to health care, education, culture, etc.
  5. 5. ACCESS IN JERSEY CITY PERI-URBAN ACCESS IN MD
  6. 6. CORNER STORE SUPERMARKET
  7. 7.  Political Power Community Infrastructure Economic Status Under Insurance Poor Housing Stock Flood Plain Pre-Existing Health Conditions Immigration Status Incarceration History Gendered Differentials Ableism Language Access
  8. 8.  Women disproportionately poor and thusalready predisposed to insecurity anddisplacement Health impacts—and shift in family roles Livelihood and right to home/return Violence Against Women
  9. 9.  Non-Dominant Culture Immigration Status Differently Abled Language
  10. 10. Jacqui PattersonDirector, Environmental and Climate Justicejpatterson@naacpnet.org443-465-9809

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