29 Jun '18, 9am

The role of energy efficiency in creating just and inclusive communities

As more people flock to cities in pursuit of economic opportunities and the bustling life of modern urban areas, rising rents, gentrification and the increasing cost of living disproportionately burden low-income communities. But their problems are often forgotten. Witnessing this disparity in our community every single day, we as local leaders in Washington, D.C. — among states, the entity with the highest income gap in the country — know too well the trade-offs of a modern city. But the District of Columbia wants to create a greener, healthier and more equitable society within one generation. Our tool: The modern energy economy. Research shows income-qualified households have to devote up to 7.2 percent of their income to paying energy bills, three times as much as more affluent households. In some cities across the United States, this amount can swell up to 13.2 percent...

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