If we do not have the planet, we have nothing. ‘Rep. Deb Haaland on the importance of justice in conversation climate change

If we do not have the planet, we have nothing. ‘Rep. Deb Haaland on the importance of justice in conversation climate change

US Rep. Deb Haaland says the conversation on climate change for economic and racial differences must focus, increase environmental injustice. New Mexico Democrat, who was one of the first two women indigenous members of Congress is, in a 100 thread talk time noted that crown pandemic disproportionately affect communities that are already vulnerable to severe cases of illness COVID- 19 “at this time, when I think of people who suffer from high levels of pandemic rates, as in India, there are people on the edge, without running water, with methane clouds over their communities, which aggravate respiratory diseases” she told the correspondent TIME Justin Worland. From the beginning of his bid for office, Haaland platform has shone the spotlight on climate change. Especially at the beginning of this month, Haaland presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden Air Engagement Advisory Board was appointed, young people and voters created BIPOC to mobilize drove the interface between racism against mining and the environment. “If we do not have the planet, we have nothing,” says Haaland. Haaland deals with the renaming of Washington’s NFL team during Thursday’s debate and said he welcomes the change. They praised the activists who have called for the long-awaited rebranding for decades, and regrets that the change came only after pressure Sponsors Team Owner. “The Native American activists were present until the Europeans worked to colonize us,” said Haaland in recognition of their role in removing the offensive brand. Like many Americans, Haaland notes that the killing of George Floyd has about forced a delay in dialogue about moving story of racial injustice in the country. Like the way the leaves facing unprecedented for communities of color to organize demonstrations, said Haaland is the duty of the legislature to propose legislation that will address some of the biggest problems of our country over. Democratic lawmakers have introduced the judicial system in police law and the Heroes Act to begin with. the House passed two acts, separated weeks, but they have stalled in the Senate GOP-led. As the states of Arizona and Texas a peak seen in crown cases Haaland supported by the heroes for renewed support closer Act, it should include the means for the front widespread testing, expand the registration deadline for Medicare and Medicaid to uninsured Americans, provide pay danger to help employees mitigate the health care and funding for indigenous tribes to provide the spread of the virus. “We are all working hard to pass legislation to protect our environment, move protection [of] violence against women, our country forward,” he said. This article is part of # TIME100Talks: to promote better Finding Hope, a special series of leaders in various fields with the action of a world. I want more? Register for access to multiple virtual events, including live interviews with newsmakers influential.
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