Columbus Ties Climate Goals To Racial Justice

January 5, 2022

Climate and Energy Justice, Environmental Justice, News, Racial Justice

Image shows a sign saying "end climate injustice"

WOSU NPR COLUMBUS | DECEMBER 2021

Last month, the city of Columbus, Ohio unveiled the city’s Climate Action Plan. This radical plan aims not only to reduce the city’s carbon footprint, but to address the environmental racism that shamefully makes up the city’s history. 

NYLPI’s own Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright commented:

“Really encouraging. Great language. And of course, there’s more work to be done. A Climate Action Plan is a set of words, and we anxiously wait to see how this will be implemented.”

Listen to the full segment or read the transcript from WOSU NPR Columbus.

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