Global Warming Impacts On Disabled People. Tell Your Story Here

Global warming impacts will be felt by anyone. They are being felt! But people who have disabilities will feel the impacts of global warming far more keenly.

Global warming impacts will be severely felt by disabled people, just as they were with Hurricane Katrina

You can read here how global warming impacts might be felt more keenly by this group

But, surprisingly, the very group who is among the most vulnerable from these impacts might also have a guiding story for everyone!

That's because engaging with human vulnerability and dependence raises consciousness about connection with each other and our Planet Earth, beautiful in its limits, its uncontrollability, its power and its frailty.

Read about that here

Please help me map those climate change impacts on people who have disabilities, and, from their guiding story,work out a road map towards living with global warming!

The best story or picture can win a prize that will keep you cool. Please tell your story below

Keeping cool in hot weather comes up most frequently when people with disabilities comment on personal impact on them - and I'm one of them.

The best three stories or pictures will win a prize that will keep you cool. I will select winning stories by January 15th 2008. Submit your story or picture and have a chance to win a Hydramistpak or cooling bandanna. A what?? Just click here, go to Personal Misters and find out more.

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