The national uprising ignited by the killing of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on the country’s embedded, institutional racism, including the fraught relationship between environmentalism and communities of color.
Air pollution, severe weather and the economic upheaval brought on by climate change has a serious impact on people of color and their communities, yet their voices are often left out of policy responses and market solutions.
Can there be a green movement that is inclusive and actively anti-racist?
Host Greg Dalton is joined by:
Mustafa Santiago Ali, vice president of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization, National Wildlife Federation.
Glynda Carr, CEO and co-founder, Higher Heights for America.
Robert Bullard, distinguished professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, Texas Southern University.
Grow the Future of Public Media
MPR News is supported by Members. Gifts from individuals power everything you find here. Make a gift of any amount today to become a Member!