Environmental Justice Tag News Feed

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CNN's Town Hall Finally Aired Climate Change's Big Dirty Secret

The historic CNN Climate Town Hall on Wednesday night covered many topics: abortion, education, and—you know it—justice. In fact, topics around justice came up at least 18 times, according to an Earther analysis of town hall transcripts.

Earther

How did Democrats fare at CNN’s climate town hall? We asked the experts.

Grist gathered experts who powered through the lengthy town hall (or at least some of it) and asked them to evaluate the candidates’ performances through the lens of science, politics, and environmental justice. Here’s what the 2020 hopefuls did well — and what they messed up — during the evening’s climate ultra-marathon. These interviews have been … Continue reading "https://grist.org/article/how-did-democrats-fare-at-cnns-climate-town-hall-we-asked-the-experts/"

Grist

LCV Statement on Julián Castro’s Our Planet and People First Plan

Following the release of Secretary Julián Castro’s Our Planet and People First plan, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) issued the following statement from SVP of Government Affairs Tiernan Sittenfeld: “We commend Secretary Julián Castro for building on his previous climate proposals with this strong plan to put Our Planet and People First. Castro’s plan … Continue reading "http://www.lcv.org/article/lcv-statement-julian-castros-planet-people-first-plan/"

League of Conservation Voters

People and Planet First

Right now, the climate crisis is already devastating our communities, our homes, and our families. Severe storms, deadly hurricanes, massive floods, extreme droughts, and wildfires are now a normal occurrence, destroying homes and businesses, and shrinking our economy. Toxic pollution is poisoning the water we drink and the air we breath. People are being forced … Continue reading "https://issues.juliancastro.com/climate-1/"

Julián Castro Policies for 2020