Whether it’s Hurricane Katrina or air pollution, storms and exposure to toxins cause much greater harm to communities of color. If climate organizations fail to prioritize welcoming people of color, the movement will never grow large enough to succeed. Furthermore, people of color are significantly more concerned about climate change than white people are (49% of whites, 57% of Blacks, 69% of Latinx).
By Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. Time. July 9, 2020.