We Don’t See What Climate Change Is Doing to Us

This opinion piece highlights the importance of recognizing and addressing the hidden costs of global warming and other increasing climate hazards. This includes understanding the health and socio-economic impacts of excess heat, rather than extreme heat, and how heat-related data is underreported. The author also discusses racial disparities and environmental losses in this in this Guest Essay by R. Jisung Park in the Opinion section of The New York Times, published on April 16, 2024: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/04/16/opinion/climate-change-heat-hurricane.html. R. Jisung Park is an environmental and labor economist and assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of “Slow Burn: The Hidden Costs of a Warming World.”