Climate Justice

Climate Justice

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Mon, 05/05/2014 - 9:35am

National environmental justice pioneer, , spoke at the Luskin Center's SB 535 Investment Justice working conference and in this blog post, deccribes SB 535 as an important example of progress toward climate justice.

Climate change is impacting our lives today, including record high temperatures, reduced air quality, extreme weather, severe droughts and sea-level rise, just to name a few examples. While we all share this burden, these impacts greatly exasperate the many environmental and public health challenges in minority, indigenous and low-income communities. That’s why EPA promotes “climate justice” – a movement, building on more than 20 years of commitment to Environmental Justice, to protect disadvantaged communities disproportionately affected by climate change.

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National environmental justice pioneer, , spoke at the Luskin Center's SB 535 Investment Justice working conference and in this blog post, deccribes SB 535 as an important example of progress toward climate justice.

National environmental justice pioneer, , spoke at the Luskin Center's SB 535 Investment Justice working conference and in this blog post, deccribes SB 535 as an important example of progress toward climate justice.