Black Lives Matter and the Climate


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Sep 24 2020 45 mins   2.1k
Black Lives Matter is the largest movement in U.S. history, and it’s had environmental justice as part of its policy platform from the start. In today’s show, Alex and Ayana talk about why the fight for racial justice is critical to saving the planet, and what the broader climate movement can learn from the Black Lives Matter movement. Calls to action Check out the Movement for Black Lives: m4bl.org Read the BREATHE Act: breatheact.org Check out Ayana’s OpEd: Racism derails our attempts to fight the climate crisis Pick up a copy of the book Ayana co-edited, All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis, which includes an essay by Colette Pichon-Battle.