Jerry Brown, Archimedes and the Search for an Energy Tipping Point

Posted: March 13th, 2013

Because of California’s emerging communities of color – just 39 percent of Californians are white – the battle against climate disaster will increasingly engage blacks, Latinos, Asians and poor people as well as traditional (white) environmentalists, or be lost in the political lust over privilege and power. The question of “environmental justice” will become central to the future, not simply a box to be checked off on organizational charts or a special earmark for environmental funding.

Read Tom Hayden’s article, Jerry Brown, Archimedes and the Search for an Energy Tipping Point. Tom Hayden is a Board Member of The City Project and is the Director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Culver City, California.