Energy production and consumption has historically most negatively impacted Black, Brown, Indigenous, and low-income communities, forcing them to bear the brunt of the pollution, dangerous policies, and climate change impacts. Switching to a clean-energy economy is not only essential for combatting the climate crisis – it is absolutely essential for fighting systemic racism. The good news is that it is possible. Today we’ll be joined by Shalanda Baker to discuss her amazing book, Revolutionary Power and discuss how energy relates to justice and how we can make the clean energy revolution a reality.
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