On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board—the state agency charged with bringing clean air to Californians—heard a proposed plan from its staff on how to tackle the pernicious problem of freight pollution in California. The ships, trucks, trains and aircraft that move freight throughout California and into the rest of the country undoubtedly provide economic benefits to Californians.
Reporting to the President, and serving as an integral member of the senior leadership team, the inaugural Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion will be a thoughtful and influential communicator who can contribute creative, dynamic, and forward-thinking strategy and execution to lead Earthjustice’s efforts in fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace, as well as deepening Earthjustice’s work with diverse communities, who are disproportionately affected by environmental challenges.
When the United States assumes the chair of the Arctic Council this Friday, April 24th, it will have an extraordinary opportunity to lead on an issue that is high on President Obama’s climate agenda—reducing emissions of the climate pollutants black carbon and methane to slow the rapid warming and ice melt in the Arctic. When foreign ministers of the council gather in Iqaluit this week, they will for the first time collectively tackle climate change in the region by adopting the landmark Framework for Action on Enhanced Black Carbon and Methane Emissions Reductions.