Paris Climate Accord: How Climate Change Harms Your Neighborhood

France Climate Paris Anniversary
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during the Climate Ambition Summit 2020 video conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Saturday Dec.12, 2020. World leaders are staging a virtual gathering Saturday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Paris climate accord, which set a goal for keeping global temperatures from rising above levels that could have devastating consequences for mankind. Yoan Valat / Pool via AP
France Climate Paris Anniversary
French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during the Climate Ambition Summit 2020 video conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Saturday Dec.12, 2020. World leaders are staging a virtual gathering Saturday to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Paris climate accord, which set a goal for keeping global temperatures from rising above levels that could have devastating consequences for mankind. Yoan Valat / Pool via AP

Paris Climate Accord: How Climate Change Harms Your Neighborhood

Last weekend marked the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. Reset sustainability contributor Karen Weigert brings on Olga Bautista from Alliance for the Great Lakes to discuss how climate change exacerbates environmental justice needs within Chicago’s neighborhoods.

GUESTS: Karen Weigert, executive vice president at Slipstream, a clean energy innovation non-profit; former chief sustainability officer at the city of Chicago

Olga Bautista, community planning manager at the Alliance for the Great Lakes; co-leader of Chicago Southeast Side Coalition to Ban Petcoke