Environmental degradation does not affect communities equally. Disadvantaged communities have lower carbon footprints and contribute less to negative climate change, yet feel the burdens more acutely. A critical part of our work is to advocate and promote policies that address this injustice and empower marginalized communities.
Watch “DC SOLAR STORIES ED8:Solar Future” to learn more.
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Climate change is not only an issue of the environment; it is also an issued of justice and human rights…people of color and low-income communities are less responsible for climate change yet bear a disproportionate risk.
– United States Environmental Protection Agency