“The potential for executive action to jumpstart the transition that we need — to reorient our democracy for democratic engagement and redress historic inequities — is huge.”
In the media
Greta Moran
This platform proposes a set of actions the executive branch can take to equitably address the climate crisis without new legislation, major new appropriations, or other Congressional authority.
Campaign
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New Orleans oil refinery factory at a distance across a bay on an overcast day
The COVID-19 pandemic is an environmental justice crisis—it has exposed inequalities that have persisted in places across the country with decades of pollution.
Blog
Adrien Salazar
"I think Greta has been able to speak truth to power in a way that has resonated with a lot of young people who are frustrated, who have lived their whole lives seeing inaction on climate change."
In the media
Joe McCarthy and Erica Sanchez
“It doesn’t address a lot of the co-pollutants that are also produced in fossil fuel combustion that have public health impacts.”
In the media
Justine Calma
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The future of our planet demands that we recognize our historic inequities and prioritize those who have been most impacted by climate change throughout history.
Blog
Trisha Hahn
“The equity components are the pieces that appear to have been weakened the most."
In the media
Justine Calma
“We don’t love where [the bill has] landed but we’re happy that we landed where we are."
In the media
Justine Calma
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CCPA
While Demos celebrates the legislation’s strong mandate on emissions reductions, the governor’s exclusion of community investment mandates and labor standards prolongs the fight for climate justice in New York and nationwide.
Press release
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The state legislature is on the verge of passing the Climate and Community Protection Act, and they need to hear from you.
Blog
Adrien Salazar