Union president on why care work is inextricably linked to challenges of climate change

The 19th News | May 13, 2022

When Democratic policymakers including Rep. Alexandra Ocasio Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey tout their Green New Deal legislation, they are usually speaking about climate-related jobs — employment in clean energy production, environmental restoration or climate adaptation work in cities. 

Their overarching goal is to create policies and jobs that will transition the country in a way that centers low-income communities of color — those most impacted by the climate crisis. 

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