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Here's What the Presidential Candidates Are Saying About Climate JusticeThe fight to solve the climate crisis must be rooted in racial and economic justice to ensure that the needs of the communities most impacted are at the center of our solutions. That’s why we’re pushing the presidential candidates to purse just, equitable solutions to the climate crisis. Encouragingly, among the Democratic presidential candidates who …
How 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls want to help communities vulnerable to climate changeSome communities are more vulnerable to climate change than others. Some communities depend on fossil fuel industries more than others. What will you do to ensure that vulnerable communities are protected during the transition to clean energy?
Fighting for Justice as we Combat the Climate CrisisOur crisis of environmental injustice is the result of decades of discrimination and environmental racism compounding in communities that have been overlooked for too long. It is the result of multiple choices that put corporate profits before people, while our government looked the other way. It is unacceptable, and it must change.
U.S. Democratic presidential contender Warren vows to pursue 'environmental justice'Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren vowed on Wednesday to protect minority- and low-income communities from the effects of pollution and climate change, arguing that vulnerable populations had suffered for decades because of federal inaction.
Elizabeth Warren calls for environmental justice in addressing climate change as part of new campaign proposalMassachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren released a plan Wednesday calling for environmental justice in responding to climate change, proposing steps to reduce what she called the disproportionate effect that pollution has on low-income and minority communities.