Everybody’s Movement – Environmental Justice and Climate Change
The report describes that climate change is not everybody’s movement in the United States. “While many people of color and low-income communities regard climate change and the environment as priorities, the climate change movement still remains highly homogenous by race and class and significantly by gender in its leadership.” This status quo leaves out a significant untapped constituency who are likely to support strong climate policies since they often have the most to gain.
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The EJ Atlas is a teaching, networking and advocacy resource. Strategists, activist organizers, scholars, and teachers will find many uses for the database, as well as citizens wanting to learn more about the often invisible conflicts taking place.
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