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  • EQUITABLE AND JUST CLIMATE PLATFORM

    MEJC joined EJ groups across the nation to scribe the Equitable and Just Climate Platform, a political framework to advance environmental justice in climate change policy. It seeks to build trust among EJ and national green groups, advance and share policy ideas. The platform includes water and energy, just transition and more...

    READ THE PLATFORM HERE

  • DEMANDS ON BIDEN in the FIRST #100DAYS

    Environmental Justice, a Just Recovery, Climate Equity Accountability, and Energy Democracy: all pieces of targeted policy that prioritizes protections, direct emissions reductions, economic benefits and more. MEJC joined DEMOS in setting out the course for strong executive actions.

    Read about it in Good Magazine

    Full Demos Platform here

  • GOV WHITMER'S EXECUTIVE ACTIONS ON CLIMATE

    MEJC worked together to pressure the Governor to include major justice provisions like Cumulative Impact, Health Impact Analysis, Emergency Response provisions, and Just Transition! The good news, we won! The bad, we have a long way to go. We are pushing back on false solutions like CCS, and nuclear which threatens BIPOC communities locally and globally.  Read the EO and Executive Directive on Climate

  • THRIVE AGENDA WASHINGTON DC

    The THRIVE Agenda presents a bold new vision to revive our economy while addressing these interlocking crises of climate change, racial injustice, public health, and economic inequity with a plan to create dignified jobs for millions of unemployed workers and support a better life for the millions more who remain vulnerable in this pivotal moment.

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Cumulative Impact Policy

is the first step to climate justice

cumulative impacts identify communities hit hardest by pollution-- those communities should be first in line for climate solutions.

In partnership with the University of Michigan School of Environment and Sustainability, and under the direction of Dr. Paul Mohai, MEJC released two-part research project that identified EJ Hotspot with the goal to implement the first cumulative impact study to be used in permit decisions, pollution planning, and resource distribution for the State of Michigan.

Part I: Assessing the State of Environmental Justice

Read the Full Report

Part II: Environmental Justice Tools for the 21st Century 

Read the Full Report

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