Is Biden the climate justice champion America needs?

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Is Biden the climate justice champion America needs?

The new president’s first climate action emphasizes vulnerable communities and people of color. In his first week as president, Joe Biden signed an executive order charting the course for America to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and become a global leader in the fight against climate change.   It is remarkable that, in addition to checking off the usual climate action boxes, the president explicitly tied racial justice to the climate crisis. He repeatedly talked about the toxic dangers that have disproportionately impacted low-income communities of color. He pledged to…

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