Akil Harris is a Senior Research Engineer at First Look Media.
Hazards and Holding CellsMigrants Fleeing Hurricanes and Drought Face New Climate Disasters in ICE Detention
Angel Argueta Anariba fled a 1998 hurricane in Honduras, only to get lashed by one while detained by ICE two decades later.
Climate and PunishmentWith Floodwaters Rising, Prisoners Wait for Help in Floating Feces
As the climate crisis fuels bigger storms, deteriorating prisons are making flood risks worse.
Climate and PunishmentAs Wildfires Threaten More Prisons, the Incarcerated Ask Who Will Save Their Lives
With larger and more intense fires wreaking havoc, incarcerated people and their loved ones are kept in the dark on evacuation plans.
Climate and PunishmentIn Sweltering Texas, Prisons Without Air Conditioning Are About to Get a Lot Hotter
The climate crisis is raising temperatures in detention facilities across the country. Nobody is ready for it.