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Without Black representation in climate tech, ‘the planet will burn’


Historically, the Black community in the U.S. has been disproportionately affected by the effects of climate change. Relegated for decades to a vulnerable economic and social class, the community is nearly always at risk of facing the brunt of natural disasters, no matter where they occur.
This issue has inspired many Black founders and investors to enter the climate space, given that the conversation of today’s current crisis is led by white people and is hence missing some key perspectives.
“It’s crucial we see more Black investors and creators tackling climate change because the battle against this existential crisis demands everyone’s intellectual prowess, personal character and uniquely lived experience,” Ston …

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