August 5, 2022

Feeding the Climate Monster

In this rebroadcast episode from 2021, Maria and Julio are joined by Kendra Pierre-Louis, climate reporter with Gimlet, and Dallas Goldtooth, organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network. They discuss how communities of color are the most impacted by climate disasters globally, and also how they are at the forefront of pushing for climate justice.

ITT Staff Picks:

  • To combat this summer’s heat wave and protect civilians, Congress could pass policy to stop utility shutoffs even if a customer has missed a payment, reports Rebecca Leber for Vox.

  • For Truthout, Leanna First-Arai reports about the bridge between racial justice, climate justice and the labor movement.

  • “Record-breaking temperatures can quickly become a health risk for the largely Black and Brown incarcerated population, particularly in the South,” reports Trone Dowd for VICE.

Photo credit: AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File

This episode originally aired in September 2021.