Leading Black Advocates Speak to Diversity in the Climate Movement

Feb 15, 2019 | In the News, IPL News Highlights, National Press Clips, State Press Clips, What's New

By Nexus Media, February 14, 2019

This is part of a series for Black History Month on Black scientists, activists and entrepreneurs who are tackling the greatest problem of our time.

The mainstream environmental movement is overwhelmingly white — and it’s only getting whiter. Black people are a small minority in big green groups, despite the fact that environmental issues disproportionately affect people of color. But the next generation of Black advocates is working to change that. To learn more, we spoke with four leading climate advocates to talk about justice, activism and what it means to be Black and green. Read More

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