Atlantic City boardwalk destroyed by Superstorm Sandy


Climate Policy Must Focus on Black and Brown Communities, Advocates Say

Because climate change harms communities of color, League of Conservation Voters says it broadened approach to legislative agenda

TAYLOR JUNG / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – As the climate crisis continues, more and more research demonstrates that Black and brown communities across the country and in New Jersey are bearing the burden of its disastrous effects — more flooding, increased air pollution and higher instances of health issues.

And if the devastation that Hoboken, Jersey City and Elizabeth residents experienced from the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida was any indication, the worst is yet to come …