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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As Trump Leaves Paris Deal, California Proves Climate Change Policies Help Communities, Economy

“We Are The Resistance,” Greenlining Institute Says; Climate Change Disproportionately Hurts Communities of Color Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) Alvaro Sanchez, Greenlining Institute Environmental Equity Director, 510-926-4018 OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – President Trump’s decision to abandon the…
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Are Electric Buses Feasible?

Union of Concerned Scientists By Jimmy O’Dea One of the largest transit agencies says yes King County Metro (Seattle area) recently released a report analyzing the feasibility of transitioning its 1,400 buses to zero-emission vehicles. Metro found it can achieve…
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Science for Environmental Justice

Union of Concerned Scientists  By Pamela Worth The Union of Concerned Scientists is proud to partner with organizations working on environmental justice—the premise that all people deserve equal input into (and equitable outcomes from) policies, regulations, requirements, and activities that affect…
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