Environmental justice expert Dr. Beverly L. Wright, Ph.D. explains that addressing the climate crisis in the U.S. begins with unpacking centuries of inequality rooted in racism.
The latest IPCC report paints a bleak climate future. Here’s what we need to do to create a lasting, sustainable relationship with our planet.
Environmental leaders came together to insert climate-conscious policy into economic development, infrastructure, social equity proposals, but much of that collaborative work is missing from the bipartisan deal.
Indigenous communities are the frontline protectors of the planet, yet their cautionary advice has been drowned out by fossil fuel and oil companies that continue to benefit from exploiting Earth’s resources.
People of color are more affected by the climate crisis than any other group, and they’re ready to put their money in the hands of businesses that will solve it.
Extreme weather will keep putting us in a tailspin if we don’t acknowledge and implement climate solutions fast.
Substantive climate policy and action will require a unified effort—a process that could address, even repair, deep fractures in how the American democracy serves its citizens.
Everything is on the ballot right now, not least of all, the fate of the world. Literally.
Even as climate disasters grow more extreme, common, and destructive, our reaction and response may not be matching the moment.
Misinformation, racial profiling, and a general—and warranted—distrust of the medical establishment put Black communities at disproportionate risk of Coronavirus infection, misdiagnosis, and death.