28 Jul '14, 2pm

New report expounds on old problem: lack of diversity in green groups

New report expounds on old problem: lack of diversity in green groups

President John F. Kennedy once told an audience of American University grads, “We can help make the world safe for diversity. For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air.” That was 1963. We did not inhale the same oxygen then, and we certainly don’t now . In 2011, scientists found that American counties with the worst levels of ozone had significantly larger African-American populations than counties with less pollution. A recent study from the University of Minnesota found that black and brown Americans are more often trapped in neighborhoods laden with nitrogen dioxide than their white fellow Americans. And despite civil rights laws , organizations whose mission is to clean the air don’t seem to have grown much more hospitable to people of color. A new report, released today, shows that the s...

Full article: http://grist.org/climate-energy/new-report-expounds-on-ol...

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