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. Fighting climate change isn't just an environmental issue — it's a social justice issue too. And while that's true, the issue is disproportionately impacting people of color, especially black, latino, and native americans.

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Climate change is a threat to everyone's physical health, mental health, air, water, food and shelter, but some groups—socially as time goes on, they will suffer the worst impacts of climate change, unless we recognize that fighting climate change and environmental justice are inextricably linked. Climate change as a public health issue climate change is understood to be a public health issue because it affects the quality of our water, air, food an interdisciplinary approach is essential environmental justice, agree social workers, is everyone's business. Addressing the impact climate change has on marginalized communities, for instance, shows how we can begin to tackle a large problem we explored the connection between climate justice and health in a roundtable series hosted by my institute, the rutgers institute for corporate social innovation, in.

Climate change as a public health issue climate change is understood to be a public health issue because it affects the quality of our water, air, food an interdisciplinary approach is essential environmental justice, agree social workers, is everyone's business.

Climate change isn't just about sad polar bears and melting ice. Some of these impacts may disproportionately affect those who are socially or economically disadvantaged, presenting environmental justice concerns. And as my students vent, it suddenly dawns on me: Here are three reasons why climate change needs to be framed as a social justice issue when we design policies to stop it.

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