‘We have a democracy problem’: how Texas voter suppression helps keep climate action off the table

A majority of Texans want politicians to address the climate crisis, but broadscale voter suppression means leaders are less responsive to voters’ concernsFor Alán de León, natural disasters are a way of life. Growing up in Houston, de León knew that late summer meant hurricane season, a time when his family took special care to save money and stock up on extra food.In recent years, those storms have gotten worse because of climate crisis. When Hurricane Harvey hit in August 2017, flood waters swallowed de León’s father’s house up to its roof. In February 2021, when Winter Storm Uri knocked… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/apr/27/texas-voter-suppression-climate-action-impact

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