California should fight inequality to fight climate change

“The transportation sector is responsible for 39 percent of California’s greenhouse gas emissions, easily the largest share of the pie. This, coupled with unafforable housing work hand-in-hand against the working poor, with people moving further from their jobs as they get priced out. And of course, the cheapest areas to live in California’s expensive cities happen to be near freeways and busy roads, exposing lower income residents—largely people of color—to more air pollution.”

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