It is not a coincidence or a geo-physical accident that racialised communities are amongst the hardest hit by the climate crisis, worldwide including in Europe. Often, their disproportionate exposure is a result of interactions between climactic changes and structural racism, resulting in racialised people being denied employment, income, a healthy and safe environment and access to political decision-making.
100 energy companies are responsible for 71% for all industrial emissions
More than 90% of Martinique and Guadeloupe's populations are infected by chlordecone
4 Roma communities totaling 2000 people are forced to live in the illegal landfill of Pata Rât