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Clean Energy Reading and Discussion

  • Sierra Club Office 70 East Lake Street Chicago, IL, 60601 United States (map)

Join members of Sierra Club Chicago and Chicago 350 as we discuss a variety of readings related to a just and equitable clean energy transition. Please feel free to join and participate even if you have only read one or a few of these: 

The first four chapters of "Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions," edited by Denise Fairchild and Al Weinrub: 
https://islandpress.org/books/energy-democracy

Jemez Principles: http://www.ejnet.org/ej/jemez.pdf

Climate Justice Alliance Just Transition Principles: http://www.ourpowercampaign.org/cja

ICN — “Chief Environmental Justice Official at EPA Resigns, With Plea to Pruitt to Protect Vulnerable Communities”: https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09032017/epa-environmental-justice-mustafa-ali-flint-water-crisis-dakota-access-pipeline-trump-scott-pruitt

The Atlantic — “Environmentalism Was Once A Social-Justice Movement”: https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/12/how-the-environmental-movement-can-recover-its-soul/509831/

EPA Environmental Justice 2020 Action Agenda: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2016-05/documents/052216_ej_2020_strategic_plan_final_0.pdf

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