How energy issues and civil rights issues intersect

Energy News Network: Energy and climate have long been a part of the NAACP’s civil rights program, long before many white-led climate and environmental groups accelerated their commitments to racial equity in the wake of mass protests over the police killing of George Floyd.

Among other things, for example, the NAACP’s 2010 Climate Justice Toolkit outlines why climate change especially matters to people of color and includes renewable energy among its proposed solutions.

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