How funding to address climate change can also help vulnerable communities
Aug 9, 2022

How funding to address climate change can also help vulnerable communities

Some of the provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act put a focus on how climate change can affect at-risk communities – specifically, environmental inequity. Also, while we might be done with supply chain problems, it appears those problems aren't done with us.

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More supply chain trouble could be on the horizon

Three factors that could cause big supply chain problems down the road.
In an aerial view, shipping containers sit idle at the Port of Oakland.
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Inflation Reduction Act's climate change funding takes aim at environmental inequity

Aug 9, 2022
The bill, which has passed in the Senate and is up for a vote in the House this week, would allocate tens of billions to communities which suffer disproportionately from the effects of climate change.
Climate change is making heat waves more frequent and hotter with large swathes of the U.S. currently under excessive heat warnings.
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