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Author: Heather McTeer Toney

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It’s High Time We Listen To Indigenous Women on Climate

For the first time in history, with the appointment of Deb Haaland as the Secretary of the Interior, the protection of natural lands in the United States falls under the leadership of an Indigenous woman native to the lands she is called to defend. While this momentous selection had been supported by diverse groups from across the country, it begged the question: What took so long for Americans to recognize the importance of Native perspectives in protecting the land?

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Black Buying Power Could Transform the Climate Movement

If Americans take full advantage of the Biden-Harris climate plan for clean-energy investment, our country can embrace a clean electricity standard and begin to advance environmental justice and infrastructure stability in Black and Brown neighborhoods, one charging station and electric vehicle at a time.

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Using Our Superpowers: Multi-tasking is Mandatory for Bold Climate Action

Parents across America are no strangers to making hard decisions, and we expect our leaders to do no less. We cannot fail to address the clear and present danger of injustice, white supremacy and its effect on our nation’s government. We cannot afford to allow one second to pass without solid, transformative, science-based climate action. We can and must do both at the same time.

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