Article: COP26: why it is urgent to consider environmental and climate racism

In an article published in El Pais Brasil, representatives from Conectas deliberated on why racial and environmental justice is debatable, at COP26

Imagem: Lalo de Almeira/Reprodução El Pais Brasil Imagem: Lalo de Almeira/Reprodução El Pais Brasil

“There is an intersection between racial and environmental injustice that envelopes the lives of black and indigenous Brazilians, who are sometimes part of the poorest population in the country”, says Julia Neiva, coordinator of the Program for the Defense of Social and Environmental Rights at Conectas, and Gabriel Mantelli, an advisor on the same program, in an opinion article published in the newspaper El Pais Brasil.

  • Read the full article on El Pais Brasil here

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