Environmental Equity

Environmental Equity focuses on the emerging green economy in order to make sure that communities of color not only have a clean environment, but also benefit from the economic opportunities made possible by environmental efforts.

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New Research Finds Blind Spots in Assessing Climate Threats in California; Advocates Point to Solutions in Interactive Mapping Tool, Equity Guidebook

Contact: Jenny Park, jenny@resource-media.org, 415-867-1166 Marie Choi, marie@apen4ej.org, 530-505-1102 Bruce Mirken, brucem@greenlining.org, 415-846-7758 SACRAMENTO — Two new resources from California’s leading environmental justice and equity groups aim to fill critical information gaps for state and local policymakers tasked with making…
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A New Kind of Queerphobia: Climate Change

We need government officials at all levels to be intentional about including the unique, specific environmental health challenges as well as specific types of discrimination facing LGBTQ+ people (and especially those of color) in their climate adaptation policies and readiness…
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