Jacqueline Patterson

Jacqueline Patterson is the director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program.

Here’s what frontline communities are pushing for at the Paris climate talks

For starters, 100 percent clean energy, a much more aggressive timetable for emission cuts, and big contributions to the Green Climate Fund.

Want to support clean energy? Fight for voting rights

In our ever-browning America, empowering black and brown voters is absolutely necessary to make the transition to clean energy.