California Attorney General Seeks Social Justice in Environmentalism

While progressives generally pride themselves as being champions for economic equality and justice, the environmental movement is fairly elitist in its composition and its priorities. A report issued last year by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy concluded that environmental funders, in contrast to other philanthropic donors, are less likely to support disadvantaged people. In addition, the report found that organizations with annual budgets greater than $5 million comprise a mere two percent of all environmental organizations but receive more than half of all environmental grants and donations.

Read the entire column in The Sacramento Observer.