What is environmental racism?
Interestin opinion piece from the World Economic Forum: begins 'Poisoned tap water in Flint, Michigan. Toxic waste dumps in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. A town 
in China where 80% of children have been poisoned by old computer parts. What do these things have in common? All are examples of environmental racism, a form of systemic racism whereby communities of colour are disproportionately burdened with health hazards
through policies and practices that force them to live in proximity to sources of toxic waste such as sewage works, mines, landfills, power stations, major
roads and emitters of airborne particulate matter. As a result, these communities suffer greater rates of health problems attendant on hazardous pollutants.'
See: https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/w ...
Posted: 07/08/2020 By: Professor Paul Bardos



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