Rae Breaux

Rae Breaux is the Lead Climate Justice Organizer with People’s Action. Her family hails from the great state of Louisiana, a place rich with culture and history, and a place that we risk losing to climate change.

Articles by this author

This is the reality of climate chaos looks like now: a series of unprecedented catastrophes, each one more severe than the last. Views
Friday, September 01, 2017
Harvey Won’t Be The Last Thousand-Year Storm
All our eyes have been glued to the devastation that is Hurricane Harvey. Here in New Jersey, we are still waiting on the help we were promised to fully recover from Superstorm Sandy, so we know the road home will be long and full of challenges. We feel heartbroken at the sight of thousands of Gulf...
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Saturday, August 20, 2016
The New Normal: Organizing to Break the Cycle of Climate Disaster
The record-breaking floods in Louisiana are the latest example of what many working people already know all too well: climate change has already begun, and it is wrecking our communities. So far, over 30,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, 10,000 people are in shelters, and those...
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Sunday, May 03, 2015
Rising Up, in Baltimore and Beyond
If we want climate justice — not just adaptation to or even mitigation of climate change — then it’s important to understand the structural drivers of the crisis. I’m thinking about those drivers today, and I’m thinking about Baltimore. The story of Baltimore doesn’t start with the wrongful death...
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