Leah Stokes wrote an op-ed about the recent disasters in Santa Barbara, connecting them to climate change. The article reminds us that climate change is here now, and affects all of us. If we do not connect the dots and talk about climate change during disasters, we won't change policy. If victims understand that climate change is to blame for their personal tragedies, they may take action to address the growing climate crisis.
You can read the full op-ed here.