Climate Justice and Compounding Crises

Webinar Date: 
April 28, 2020

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In honor of Global Adaptation Month, the climate equity focused webinar featured a panel of environmental justice leaders. The panel broke down the EPA's recent de-regulation order connected to the COVID-19 crisis and highlight why this compounds existing climate risks faced by environmental justice communities. The session identified solutions to inequity while preparing for climate change.

Panelists:

Adrienne Hollis, Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists

Hilton Kelley, Founder & Director, Community In-Power and Development Association Inc.

Mustafa Santiago Ali, Vice President of Environmental Justice, Climate, and Community Revitalization, National Wildlife Federation

Dr. Sacoby Wilson, Applied Environmental Health Associate Professor, University of Maryland

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