Clearing the Air: Environmental Justice

Silence is Not an Option

Aug 20 2020 • 23 mins

As the 2020 presidential election approaches, environmental protections, natural resource management and climate change are a big part of the conversation. Protecting the environment goes way beyond fuel efficient cars and polar bears, it also means improving living conditions for communities of color who often bear the brunt of environmental decline. Don talks to environmental justice advocate, Mustafa Santiago Ali about the environmental justice movement and how it’s tied to the larger racial reckoning happening today. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy