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Academics and Activism: Where Global Warming and Racism Meet

On Sep 2, 2020
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New @LamontEarth "Seminar in Race, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice," will convene online this fall and will explore natural resource exploitation, global warming, racial injustice, and the genocide of Indigenous people meet. https://t.co/6ySOXBdqdP https://t.co/UkOye1w3Yq
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A new student-driven course explores race, climate change, and social justice.

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On Sep 2, 2020
@earthinstitute shared
New @LamontEarth "Seminar in Race, Climate Change, and Environmental Justice," will convene online this fall and will explore natural resource exploitation, global warming, racial injustice, and the genocide of Indigenous people meet. https://t.co/6ySOXBdqdP https://t.co/UkOye1w3Yq
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Academics and Activism: Where Global Warming and Racism Meet

Academics and Activism: Where Global Warming and Racism Meet

A new student-driven course explores race, climate change, and social justice.

Climate justice in frontline communities: Here's how to (really) help

Climate justice in frontline communities: Here's how to (really) help

Those of us who live in — and fight for — the frontline of climate change are experts on our community and how the crisis is playing out.

19 Youth Climate Activists of Color Who Are Fighting To Protect The Earth

19 Youth Climate Activists of Color Who Are Fighting To Protect The Earth

Meet the Black and brown teens fighting to protect their lands from industrial, military, and colonialist actions that have caused climate change.

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The Lab That Discovered Global Warming Has Good News and Bad News

The good news is that the pandemic shows “science works.” The bad news? Global warming may be far more dangerous than a pandemic.

a vision for an equitable and just climate future

a vision for an equitable and just climate future

This group of environmental justice leaders and national environmental organizations have come together to lay out a shared vision for national climate policy priorities that will benefit ...

Fifty Shades of Greta

Fifty Shades of Greta

Climate change, sustainability and environmental policy.

The Black Climate Scientists and Scholars Changing the World

The Black Climate Scientists and Scholars Changing the World

These six Black scientists and scholars have made indelible marks on the journey to climate justice.

Environmental Justice and National Environmental Groups Advance a Historic Joint Climate Platform

Environmental Justice and National Environmental Groups Advance a Historic Joint Climate Platform

Washington, D.C. — To confront the widening dangers of our climate crisis, leading U.S. environmental justice and national environmental groups today are advancing for the first time an ...

"Two different realities": Why America needs environmental justice

"Two different realities": Why America needs environmental justice

Peggy Shepard, the co-founder of WE ACT, talks to CBS News about the problem of environmental racism and what can be done to make communities safer and healthier.

Climate-justice stories in every community, waiting to be told

Climate-justice stories in every community, waiting to be told

<p>Sign up for the Covering Climate Now newsletter here. “EVERY CITY HAS ITS GEORGE FLOYD,” Rev. Jesse Jackson said after attending Floyd’s June 4 funeral service in Minneapolis. No ...

Dr. Robert Bullard: The Father of Environmental Justice

Dr. Robert Bullard: The Father of Environmental Justice

Climate One honors Robert Bullard with the ninth annual Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communications. Often described as the father of environmental justice, ...

As warming risks rise, Boston pastor sees need to spur 'climate justice'

As warming risks rise, Boston pastor sees need to spur 'climate justice'

Minority communities face greater threats from a heating planet - and resources and policy shifts will be needed to overcome them

As warming risks rise, Boston pastor sees need to spur climate justice'

As warming risks rise, Boston pastor sees need to spur climate justice'

BOSTON, Massachusetts (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reverend Mariama White-Hammond's mission to stop climate change impacts hitting black and minority communities hardest began when she ...

World Environment Day: Celebrities and campaigners tell us why nature is important to them

World Environment Day: Celebrities and campaigners tell us why nature is important to them

For UNDP's Mission 1.5 campaign, climate-conscious influencers speak up about their dedication to the planet.

First-of-its-kind Curriculum Will Focus on Climate Risk and Investment Research

First-of-its-kind Curriculum Will Focus on Climate Risk and Investment Research

The Earth Institute is collaborating with leading global investment management firm AllianceBernstein L.P. to create an intensive curriculum focused on how climate change can affect ...

The 10 Best Books On Climate Change, According to Climate Activists

The 10 Best Books On Climate Change, According to Climate Activists

By Julia Fine A record number of Americans are concerned about climate change, a recent study by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication and George Mason University's Center for ...

PRESS

PRESS

This group of environmental justice leaders and national environmental organizations have come together to lay out a shared vision for national climate policy priorities that will benefit ...

Unequal Impact: The Deep Links Between Racism and Climate Change

Unequal Impact: The Deep Links Between Racism and Climate Change

Activist Elizabeth Yeampierre has long focused on the connections between racial injustice and the environment and climate change. In the wake of George Floyd’s killing and the outsized ...

Earth scientists #ShutDownSTEM — and reckon with racism in their departments

Earth scientists #ShutDownSTEM — and reckon with racism in their departments

Nationwide, only 3 percent of earth and environmental scientists are black.