Tag: environmental justice

Booker’s plan for black colleges would tap those on climate change’s frontlines to fight it

Booker’s plan for black colleges would tap those on climate change’s frontlines to fight it

This post has been updated to include comment from Senator Booker’s presidential campaign. New Jersey Senator Cory Booker won’t be on the stage Thursday night at the sixth Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles. While he hasn’t generated the poll numbers to join his fellow candidates, on the ground, some of his policy proposals are […]

Time is running out for Cuomo to make New York’s ambitious climate law a reality

Time is running out for Cuomo to make New York’s ambitious climate law a reality

Five months ago, a crowd of climate activists gathered at the New York State Capitol, cheering as Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that was widely hailed for containing the nation’s most ambitious emissions-reduction targets. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act commits the Empire State to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and an emissions-free electric […]