If wealthier households are first to exit the gas system, the remaining customers will be stuck with higher prices.
Beatriz Soto, of New Castle, is the director of Protégete at Conservation Colorado, which advocates for equitable access to a healthy environment, specifically for Colorado’s Latino communities on the frontlines of pollution.
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Opinion: The coronavirus underscores the urgency of addressing social justice
It’s impossible to have serious conversations about the impacts of COVID-19 and climate change without centering social justice. While Colorado residents across the state are experiencing difficulties during this time, not all people are impacted the same. Much like the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the burdens of climate are not equally shared across people […]