Environmental Groups’ Greatest Obstacle May Not Be Republican Opposition

Source: Politico

The internal convulsions and the external tensions appear to have sent a message that environmental leaders can’t ignore: the only way to fashion their movement into a formidable political force is by becoming more Black and brown. That requires expanding beyond a purely ecological agenda and zeroing in on issues that highlight racial and social inequalities. An important step is to partner with smaller, Black and Latino-dominated groups in what they call the environmental justice movement.

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