Why energy policy must include environmental justice

“At risk are our long-term efforts to create more renewable energy projects located directly in the very communities that have suffered years of pollution from fossil fuels. Many low-income communities and communities of color are still largely left behind in the transformation to a green grid. While regionalization would create opportunities to utilize more renewable…

Why energy policy must include environmental justice

“At risk are our long-term efforts to create more renewable energy projects located directly in the very communities that have suffered years of pollution from fossil fuels. Many low-income communities and communities of color are still largely left behind in the transformation to a green grid. While regionalization would create opportunities to utilize more renewable…

Environmental justice must be part of climate plan

“Last week, the California Air Resources Board approved a roadmap to achieving the 2030 greenhouse gas reduction targets, but unfortunately it does not say how it will avoid disproportionate impacts in low-income and minority communities. We’ve already seen preliminary data showing that under cap and trade, even though California is on track to reach 2020…
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