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Climate and Punishment

Smoke-filled cells. Triple-digit temperatures. Chest-deep water. People behind bars can’t flee when climate disasters strike. The Intercept mapped climate risks for 6,500 detention facilities throughout the U.S. In some already miserable places, the suffering is set to intensify.

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    Climate and Punishment — Mass incarceration in an age of environmental crisis, an investigation by The Intercept

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    The Intercept mapped climate risks for 6,500 detention facilities. In some already miserable places, the suffering is set to intensify.

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