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How New Infrastructure Bill Can Increase Environmental Equity

The recently passed legislation known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act could have far-reaching positive effects on lower-income families. The bill allocates an estimated 1.2 trillion dollars to improve roads, bridges, transportation, green energy, water management, internet access, and jobs. However, what does that mean for people living in neighborhoods and cities that have …

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HBCU Green Fund

Helping HBCUs Make Campuses More Energy Efficient as reported in Prism Reports With the consequences of climate change growing more dire every year, the need to remove barriers to environmentally-sustainable lifestyles has become increasingly urgent, especially for Black people. As the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report details, sea levels will continue to rise …

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Three Black Entrepreneurs Leading the Way in Sustainable Fashion

We’re finally at a point where most people have acknowledged the terrible impact humans have inflicted on the planet and are becoming aware of the dire consequences we will face if we don’t take decisive action soon.  Whether it’s the extinction of animals and habitat, rising sea levels, or the toxicity of our air and …

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Solar Energy and Unions- Can They Become Partners?

As part of The American Jobs Plan, President Biden has committed to 100% carbon-free electricity by 2035. While the solar and wind industries are already growing their workforce much more quickly than the fossil fuel industry, Biden’s plan could increase clean energy employment exponentially.  However, a big question remains – can solar and wind energy …

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