Sol Nation’s definition of Green Gap is the difference between Black, Indigenous, and People of Color communities’ desire to build and live in sustainable, regenerative communities and their access to the resources, power, education, and infrastructure to achieve those communities.
Closing the green gap is the framework that we are using for increasing socio-economic impact. We are currently developing our approach to research that will serve as the foundation of analysis for the historical, current, and future state of climate justice in North Carolina. This body of work is a necessary tool for marginalized communities to advocate for themselves. We intend to advance the conversation about impacted communities to data backed evidence that uses indicators of sustainable, regenerative communities.