I care about climate change because I live in an area where there’s a lot of pollution and the asthma rates are really high.

shelina lol, south seattle
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Climate Impacts Equity

Those who contribute the least to the climate crisis bear the brunt of its impacts. Communities of color, indigenous people and people with low incomes are hit first and worst by climate change. We already see increasingly polluted neighborhoods, higher rates of asthma, and loss of income as workers in frontline industries and farmlands.

That’s why social, economic and racial equity must be at the center of addressing global warming and why groups like OneAmerica, Washington CAN, Latino Community Fund, Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, Community to Community, Got Green, Puget Sound Sage and many more bring their voices the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy.

Duwamish River Valley residents breathe toxic airborne pollutants that are 30 times higher than regulatory caution levels.

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“Climate change is about health: the health of our children, our communities, and our planet. We call for immediate action to reduce the impacts of climate change.”

renee klein,
american lung
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“When we fail to stop climate change, communities suffer from pollution and income inequality and we place our shared future at great risk.”

rich stolz,
one america

Jobs & Clean Energy Supporters

  • 21 Progress
  • 350 Bellingham
  • 350 Seattle
  • 350.org
  • Alliance for a Just Society
  • American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific
  • Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)
  • Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, King County Chapter
  • Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, South Puget Sound Chapter
  • Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, Spokane Chapter
  • Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, Yakima Valley Chapter
  • Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, Pierce County Chapter
  • Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, Snohomish County Chapter
  • Audubon Washington
  • Bicep
  • Calyx
  • Children’s Alliance
  • Citizens for a Clean Harbor
  • Climate Change For Families
  • Climate Solutions
  • Coalition of immigrant refugees and communities of color
  • Colectiva Legal del Pueblo
  • Columbia Riverkeeper
  • Community to Community (C2C)
  • Consumers Union
  • CoolMom
  • Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition / Technical Advisory Group
  • Earth Club UW Chapter
  • Earth ministry
  • Earthship Seattle
  • El Centro de la Raza
  • Environment Washington
  • Environmental Action
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2)
  • Environmental Professionals of Color, Seattle Chapter
  • Evergreen Students for Climate Action
  • Faith Action Network
  • Feet First
  • ForestEthics
  • Fremont Brewing Company
  • Friends of Grays Harbor
  • Friends of the Columbia Gorge
  • FRIENDS of the San Juans
  • Fuse Washington
  • Got Green
  • Grays Harbor Audubon Society
  • Greenpeace USA
  • Health Care Without Harm
  • Institute of Neurotoxicology & Neurological Disorders (INND)
  • Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education
  • Latino Community Fund of Washington
  • Legacy of Equality Leadership and Organizing (LELO)
  • Moms Clean Air Force
  • National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum- Seattle Chapter
  • National Wildlife Federation
  • Neomer
  • Northwest Cooperative Development Center
  • Northwest Seed
  • NW Energy Coalition
  • Olympic Climate Action
  • OneAmerica
  • Progreso: Latino Progres
  • PSARA, Puget Sound Adocates for Retirement Action
  • Puget Sound Sage
  • Rajana Society
  • RE Sources for Sustainable Communities
  • SafeGuard the South Fork
  • Seattle Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation
  • SEIU 775
  • SeQuential
  • Sierra Club, WA Chapter
  • Solar Resource Assessment LLC
  • Statewide Poverty Action Network
  • Sunergy Systems
  • Sustainable West Seattle
  • Tacoma Green Drinks
  • Tenants Union of Washington State
  • The Lands Council
  • The Washington Bus
  • Tilth Producers of Washington
  • Tiny Trees Preschool
  • Trane
  • Transition Fidalgo & Friends
  • Transportation Choices
  • UFCW 21
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • University Temple United Methodist Church & Society Committee
  • Washington CAN!
  • Washington Conservation Voters
  • Washington Environmental Council
  • Washington Green Schools
  • Washington Interfaith Power and Light
  • Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility
  • Washington State Budget & Policy Center
  • Washington state labor council
  • Washington Sustainable Food & Farming Network
  • WashPIRG
  • Win/win Action