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Five ways to make the climate movement less white

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As part of the Guardian’s first-time voter takeover, we spoke to activists on how to build a more inclusive environmental movement

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Five ways to make the climate movement less white

Five ways to make the climate movement less white

As part of the Guardian’s first-time voter takeover, we spoke to activists on how to build a more inclusive environmental movement

Welcome to West Port Arthur, Texas, Ground Zero in the Fight for Climate Justice

Welcome to West Port Arthur, Texas, Ground Zero in the Fight for Climate Justice

If you live in a place like West Port Arthur, Texas, you’re probably not thinking about some future apocalypse. You’re living in one.

The new face of climate activism is young, angry — and effective

The new face of climate activism is young, angry — and effective

A growing sea of crusaders known as the Sunrise Movement has helped put climate change on the national agenda. Most aren’t even 30.

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 ...

As Earth Day turns 50, green movement faces fresh challenges

As Earth Day turns 50, green movement faces fresh challenges

BOSTON (AP) — Gina McCarthy remembers the way things used to be: Tar balls clinging to her legs after swimming in Boston Harbor. The Merrimack River colored bright blue and green by textile ...

Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New

These grassroots leaders are working to keeping the Green New Deal grounded in communities most affected by climate change.

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.

Why 'I can't breathe' is resonating with environmental justice activists

Why 'I can't breathe' is resonating with environmental justice activists

Elevating racial justice issues within the environmental movement has been a struggle even though black communities are the most at risk from climate change.

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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 ...

The rise of environmental justice

The rise of environmental justice

In the midst of a pandemic and an uprising for racial equity, advocates for communities of color near industrial facilities seize the moment

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, ...

Op-ed: Toxic injustices

Op-ed: Toxic injustices

A sobering afternoon in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago with Antonio Lopez showed what any Green New Deal must undo, let alone do.

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 ...