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Why Climate Equity Is More Important Than Ever

The results of the Presidential election took a lot of us by surprise. Political analysts will be parsing the outcome for weeks, but one thing is abundantly clear: a sizeable number of Americans have been feeling marginalized and abandoned. Climate advocates must be careful not to make the same mistake.   Whatever our president-elect may […]

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How to Make the Climate Movement More Inclusive

Studies have found that people of color are more likely to be impacted by climate change, because they often live in areas that experience more pollution, such as near highways or next to power plants. However, racial and ethnic minorities are underrepresented in the climate movement. As this Climate Progress article points out, the top-down, […]

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