Recap: Actualizing Equity in Climate and Environmental Justice

While the Inflation Reduction Act will unleash historic federal funding to reduce CO2 emissions, it has sparked critical discussions about its lack of intentionality in centering frontline communities, environmental justice and reparations in addressing climate change and advancing clean energy. How are organizers in the Twin Cities responding to this latest legislation — and ensuring the most historically and systemically harmed communities are prioritized in their work?

At our September 2022 Actualizing Equity event we discussed this and more with Janiece Watts from Fresh Energy, Tee McClenty from MN350, Bob Blake from Native Sun, and Dominique Diaddigo-Cash from the Sierra Club North Star Chapter.  

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