Neil Popovic and Ethan Elkind Call Climate Change a Human Rights Issue

New University, April 5, 2011 by Maxine Wally

“We need resources for assessments and planning; we need help charting a future,” Elkind said. “We need to protect existing, local resources, local water supply, promote retrofitting and realize we are all connected in this.”

It is a problem felt by many, bringing about the humanitarian aspect of this issue. “The way it affects people really resonates with others because they can identify with it and can imagine how it feels,” Popovic said.