Tag: environmental justice
"... it is imperative that our leaders produce real, tangible solutions to protect Black and frontline communities and correct existing and past harms..."
Since 2000, toxic tours in this community have evolved from talking about pollution, to now include systemic racism, policing, and mass incarceration.
The Global South and communities of color in Global North countries disproportionately face harms from climate change, writes Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate in her new book, A Bigger Picture.
This is a perfect chance for President Biden to show the country and the world just how serious he is about environmental justice.
"We applaud Jeff Bezos' philanthropy, but one hand cannot give what the other is taking away."
The way I see this is you make the concrete commitment on finances, you make the concrete commitment on bringing people together, and then you ask the communities to identify what needs to be done.
“It’s important that we have these conversations about climate change, but those are the symptoms of a disease.”
A record outbreak of fires is incinerating the Amazon, the largest remaining tropical rainforest in the world, which is home to at least one in...