Heather McTeer Toney on Building An Equitable Environment, Climate, and Future For All Children


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This week, Heather McTeer Toney, Senior Director of Moms Clean Air Force, joins the show to discuss raising the next generation for climate action and the "mom-partisan" approach to the environment. She also discusses her prior work in the EPA, addressing the BP oil spill with the impacted local communities, environmental justice initiatives, and her early days fighting water issues as Mayor of Greenville, Mississippi.

Co-hosts Ty Benefiel and Brock Benefiel also discuss John Kerry's new climate envoy role and the new focus on climate in various agencies and for cabinet officials.

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Further Reading:

With John Kerry Pick, Biden Selects a ‘Climate Envoy’ With Stature

John Kerry’s Appointment as Climate Envoy Shows the World We’re Back in the Game

As The World Burns

Are We Insane?

Black Women are Leaders in the Climate Movement

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