“Pollution is Segregated” Says the Father of Environmental Justice | Amanpour and Company

Amanpour and Company

Mar 3, 2020

The United States of America is segregated, and so is pollution. These words come from the so-called “father of environmental justice,” Robert Bullard. As a sociologist in the 1970s, he shone a light on the fact that minority communities in Houston suffered most from pollution. Since then, he’s written more than a dozen books on sustainable development, environmental racism, and climate justice. As part of “Chasing the Dream” — our ongoing initiative about poverty, jobs, and economic opportunity in America — Bullard spoke with Walter Isaacson in Texas

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