Take Note: Environmental & Climate Justice

Nov 18, 2016

Jalonne White-Newsome, Ph.D., Senior Program Officer in the Kresge Foundation's Environment Program.

The good news is that average Americans are talking about the dangers of climate change more than ever before, even if our elected officials are not.  And because climate change affects some more than others, it is increasingly seen as one of the most pressing moral issues of our day.  How does framing climate change as an ethical issue change the conversation—and what we do about it?  Patty Satalia talks about climate justice with a budding leader in the world of environmental justice and philanthropy. Dr. Jalonne White-Newsome is a senior program officer in The Kresge Foundation’s Environment Program.