Energy and Housing Justice - Forward in Energy Forum
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Discriminatory policies and practices in the U.S. have made communities of color more susceptible to the impacts of pollution and climate change. Yet these communities face a higher burden for energy costs. People of color are more likely to reside near major sources of air pollution, are more vulnerable to heat, flooding, and other climate impacts, and are less able to retrofit their homes to be more energy efficient or produce solar energy.