Strategy 1

Prioritize Equity, Fairness, and Justice

Above: Members of the Picuris Pueblo in New Mexico celebrate the groundbreaking of a 1-megawatt community-scale solar project in 2017.
Photograph from Josh Bauer, NREL

Climate action must lessen – not worsen- existing inequities in our society. Actions to address justice will strengthen our nation’s resilience and help ensure that the benefits of action on climate change are spread fairly.