SPARCC: Igniting Sustainable, Equitable Community Development
Original story at NRDC• 4 mentions • 7 months ago
NRDC 7 months ago
I anticipated that relief and joy would be my overriding emotions today in announcing the communities in which SPARCC—the Strong, Prosperous and Resilient Communities Challenge—will invest. But I find that what I feel most strongly is an overwhelming sense of urgency. That’s what happens when you put years into a project that goes to your deepest commitment—helping to build and transform neighborhoods where all people can succeed regardless of ZIP code. It’s also what happens when there is an apparent disconnect between what the American people say they want—decisive action to restrict carbon pollution and move to a prosperous, clean-energy ...