Commentary from Senior Vice President of Programs Sam Sankar
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National Crises Highlight the Need for Climate Solutions Addressing Racial, Economic and Environmental Justice
Paul Cort, Attorney, California Regional Office, Earthjustice: “It's a step in the right direction.”
Isaac Moriwake, Managing Attorney, Mid-Pacific Regional Office: "PBR [performance based regulation] is intended to move away from regulatory proceedings like rate cases because no one has time for that with a climate crisis and a 100% renewables goal just decades away."
Jan Hasselman, Attorney, Northwest Office: “[Standing Rock] has been particularly transformative in the way that we think about and talk about these issues. In the DAPL fight, it feels like we reoriented toward more of a framework around justice and a reckoning of the ways in which Indigenous people have been mistreated.”