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Dozens of groups urge Congress to support energy justice spending in next infrastructure package

Transitioning to ecological sustainability Expanding democratic ownership

“To achieve a clean and just energy transition Congress must invest in communities that are most vulnerable to the climate emergency, experience the highest energy burden, and have had their energy shut off during the pandemic,” said Johanna Bozuwa, co-manager of the Climate and Energy Program at The Democracy Collaborative. “The next stimulus bill must include legislation that promotes community and publicly owned, distributed energy systems for an equitable and climate-resilient future.”

Publication date: 2021-02-18
Parent publication: Common Dreams
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