The Inseparable Link Between Climate Change And Racial Justice : Short Wave Marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson wrote a Washington Post op-ed about the ways the fight around climate change and racial justice go hand in hand. Host Maddie Sofia talks with her about that and how Ayana says the fight against climate change could be stronger if people of color weren't being constantly exhausted by racism.
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The Inseparable Link Between Climate Change And Racial Justice

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The Inseparable Link Between Climate Change And Racial Justice

The Inseparable Link Between Climate Change And Racial Justice

The Inseparable Link Between Climate Change And Racial Justice

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Marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson speaks on stage during the 2019 NYC Climate Strike rally and demonstration at Battery Park. Ron Adar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson speaks on stage during the 2019 NYC Climate Strike rally and demonstration at Battery Park.

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Marine biologist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson wrote a Washington Post op-ed about the ways the fight around climate change and racial justice go hand in hand. Host Maddie Sofia talks with her about that and how Ayana says the fight against climate change could be stronger if people of color weren't being constantly exhausted by racism.

Read Ayana's op-ed here:

Follow Maddie (@maddie_sofia) and Ayana (@ayanaeliza) on Twitter. Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brit Hanson, fact-checked by Rebecca Ramirez and edited by Viet Le.