What's interesting about their take on the subject is who those racists really are.
Take a very close look at this worship service:
As it ends up, most of those folks who worship at the altar of environmentalism aren't all that diverse or inclusive. No, as the quartet of authors has noted, for the most part, they're environmental racists and their worship services aren't representative of the real America.
- are disproportionately White?
- dress in clothing "designed by and for a White, upper-middle-class demographic?
- drive luxury "editions" of hybrid cars?
- tote expensive Cabala's camping equipment for a vacay in the woods?
The quartet identifies who's excluded, namely, "...communities of color, who are disproportionately susceptible to effects of climate change." And they conclude:
...in order to achieve broad, collaborative action, the mainstream environmental movement will need to take a hard look at how its overwhelming whiteness has thus far hobbled its efforts.
Let the discussion begin...
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