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Racism and the Environment; radio show aired 6/19/20

Racism and the Environment; radio show aired 6/19/20

Playing tracks by

Joni Mitchell, Blue Dot Sessions, Lee Rosevere and Marvin Gaye.

On this show we discuss racism in environmental and scientific fields and working for systems change in institutions causing this environmental injustice.

• Dottie Baumgarten, environmental consultant/educator and owner of Sustainable Choices, on problems white people have in making space for people in scientific and environmental groups and how we can change the dynamic.

• Rabbi Julie Greenberg, Climate Justice Coordinator of POWER, an interfaith Pennsylvania organization dedicated to social justice through advocacy. She will be talking about a recent hearing to influence the Public Utilities Commission to increase the proportion of PECO’s distributed energy be solar.

Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia & | @planetphila | @gtownradio