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From Glasgow, a Colorado lawmaker’s perspective on environmental justice

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World leaders have commanded much of the attention at the U.N. Climate Change Conference, which is now in its second week. At the same time in the U.S., state policy-makers collectively wield a lot of power over the industries and activities fueling climate change.

We speak with Colorado State Rep. Dominique Jackson who's in Glasgow to talk to attendees about environmental justice and what can be done to address inequities. She's a Democrat who represents Aurora and Arapahoe County.