Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson On Anti-Racist Policies and the Climate Crisis

‘We need all hands on deck in this moment ’ — Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson explains why racism will only make the climate crisis worse.

In US news and current events today, racism makes the climate crisis worse, says scientist Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. Experts say the climate crisis will hit people of color disproportionately and are more likely than white Americans to live near a toxic site.

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