Power Shift: Jamie Margolin and Dorceta Taylor

What is the role of power in deciding the fate of a planet? 2020 has seen a reckoning with various forms of power embedded in racial, gender, and generational identities. As we think about a transfer of U.S. presidential power, what can we learn about how other types of power are shaping our climate and our future? “It is precisely for people when they vote to not just think of the vote as voting for health or voting for schools or libraries, but to start connecting the dots,” says Dorceta Taylor, an original leader of the environmental justice movement. “That's another dimension of power.” Visit climateone.org/watch-and-listen/podcasts for more information on today's episode. Guests (in order of appearance): Dorceta Taylor, Professor, Professor of Environmental Justice, Yale School for the Environment Jamie Margolin, Co-Executive Director, Zero Hour; Author, Youth to Power: Your Voice and How to Use It This program was recorded via video on October 26, 2020 and September 15, 2020. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

by Climate One