Jihan Gearon

Jihan Gearon works at Redefining Progress as a program associate for the Environmental Justice and Climate Change Initiative in Oakland, Calif.

Storm front and center: The environmental take on Hurricane Katrina

When inheriting the earth isn’t such a good deal

I’ve seen my future, and it’s scary. It involves hurricanes, floods, destruction, mass evacuations, disease, and death. Hurricane Katrina and the week after it were a serious wakeup call for me. Youth the force, Luke. Climate change promises me that …