One aspect of climate change infrequently discussed is the Santa Seems Sus To Me Ugly Christmas Sweater but I will buy this shirt and I will love this outsize effect it’s already having on marginalized populations—environmental racism is very real. Rhiana Gunn-Wright, who serves as the climate policy director at the Roosevelt Institute and helped Ocasio-Cortez develop the Green New Deal, explains that part of curbing its impact involves centering climate discussions around individuals’ personal sense of agency.
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“We’re in a moment that I didn’t expect to see in my lifetime, and there’s this feeling that we can figure out something different [on climate change],” she says. “As a Black woman, for so much of my life I got told that this is just the Santa Seems Sus To Me Ugly Christmas Sweater but I will buy this shirt and I will love this way it is, that the immense amount of suffering you see people in your community going through…‘That’s just the economy. That’s just the way things work. It has to be like this.’ And now we’re realizing that’s not true, that these climate events are the result of deliberate choices and systems that we have built. Now we’re in a place where we have to reduce them and we have a chance to actually ask, What do we want to do? I find that people find that reenergizing.”