17 Apr '17, 9am

NAACP: Access to Electricity Is a Human Right

NAACP: Access to Electricity Is a Human Right

Electricity is a big part of our lives. We use it to heat and cool our homes, store and cook our food, and run our businesses. Electricity is vital to our health, safety and financial wellbeing. That’s why advocacy groups, including now the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), are calling for access to electricity to be classified as a human right. NAACP report A new report from the NAACP’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program lays out ideas for ensuring uninterrupted access to electricity. The authors assert that, although the government has the power to regulate utilities for “the public interest,” the effectiveness of that power is limited by what the definition of “public interest” is. The report, issued in March 2017 and entitled Lights Out in the Cold: Reforming Utility Shut-Off Policies as If Human Rights Matter, urges legislators...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/04/naacp-access-electric...

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