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Climate Change Isn’t the First Existential Threat

People of color know all about building movements, courage, and survival

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Dear Climate Movement:

I’m with you when you say that climate change is the most important issue facing humankind. I’ll even go so far as to say it’s the most important one ever. But when I hear folks say — and I have heard it — that…




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Mary Annaïse Heglar

Mary Annaïse Heglar

Climate justice writer. Co-creator and co-host of the Hot Take podcast and newsletter. Southern girl and NYC woman. James Baldwin is my personal hero.

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