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“Read Up on the Links Between Racism and the Environment”

“This week, amid a surge of protests over police violence against black Americans, there‚Äôs been renewed scrutiny on the links between racism and environmental degradation in the United States.

To help readers understand those links, I put together a quick reading list about climate change and social inequities. These suggestions are meant to be starters, laying out a few entry points. I hope you will share these and suggest more.”

Somini Sengupta reports for the New York Times June 5, 2020.