Today: Environmental and Climate Justice? Planet Philadelphia streaming on-line on G-Town Radio, 4:00
Today: Planet Philadelphia streaming on-line on G-Town Radio, 4:00; What Now Environmental and Climate Justice? President Trump wants to get rid of programs to protect us from fossil fuel pollution. This will have a devastating impact on communities that already suffer an out-sized toxic burden.
In today’s Planet Philadelphia host Kay Wood speaks with Jacqueline Patterson, the Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program. Ms Patterson talks about the heavier burden placed on people of color by toxic facilities and other pollution based health risks right now from fossil fuel use.
Also on Planet Philadelphia today we get an update from the courts. Nate Bellinger, Staff Attorney and State Program Manager of Our Children's Trust lawsuit, discusses the government’s breach of trust with climate change. Lots more interesting environmental news, as well.
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In this episode of Planet Philadelphia: First up you’ll hear Michael Nairn, who teaches at the Urban Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania, talk about how justice needs an equal place in discussions of a sustainable world. Then we’ll hear from Bernie Sanders delegate, Russell Greene, a climate activist who was instrumental in helping to write the Democratic Party platform to recognize that we are in a climate emergency, and that anything short of a World War II-like mobilization will bring catastrophic consequences to civilization.
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