One of the issues that Environmental Justice communities really focused on are the localized emissions. These are the things that are triggering asthma, that are triggering asthma mortality, that are happening at epidemic rates in Environmental Justice communities. Those issues are a dimension of greenhouse gas emissions, but they are not necessarily being talked about by the environmental community. That has got to change.

To read more:
RACE & ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE: A CONVERSATION WITH ACTIVIST VERNICE MILLER-TRAVIS
http://earthjustice.org/blog/2016-february/race-environmental-justice-a-conversation-with-activist-vernice-miller-travis#

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