Capital B News: Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright On Climate Change Reparations

March 7, 2023

Climate and Energy Justice, Environmental Justice, Health Justice, News

A protest sign that reads "Climate Justice Now!"


NYLPI Director of Environmental Justice Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright spoke with Capital B News regarding the concept of climate change reparations, a term created by “Black energy and environmental expert Maxine Burkett in 2009.”

“… We’re talking about making communities whole. So whether it’s still Flint, Michigan, not having a water distribution system that people can have faith in, or the situation in Jackson [Mississippi]. We’re saying don’t send the EPA to continue to do monitoring and studies; send the Army Corps of Engineers to fix the problem…”

Read more about the Brookings Institution’s new study and more at Capital B News.

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