Climate change is discussed in many ways in the public discourse. As society considers policies to improve our current state of affairs our focus in on cars, manufacturing, and fossil fuels. However, if we consider other areas of policy and new set of concerns emerge. This lesson teaches the basics of climate change by exploring how redlining (inequitable home lending) policies have resulted in differential impacts in communities of color. Download this lesson, adapt it, and let us know how your students learned.
Additional teacher resources are available below:
Urban Heat Islands
Yale Study on Redlining and Climate Change