Posts Tagged: climate justice
Lawmakers say frontline communities should be at the heart of the Green New Deal. They must include current and future undocumented immigrants.
Poor and working communities stand to gain the most from protections against corporations that expose them to pollution.
Civil society groups are doing the hard work of recovery, but it's fossil fuel companies and rich countries that need to step up.
Washington just made a $500 million down payment on climate resilience in the developing world. But the fund's choice of financial partners is raising some eyebrows.
Will the landmark UN climate deal mark a turning point in the fight against climate change? The devil's in the details.
Without concrete, enforceable emissions targets and transition financing, the Paris climate talks will only deepen our climate crisis.
As global civil society calls for a renewable energy revolution, the U.S. Congress is considering an African energy initiative that leaves the door wide open to fossil fuels.
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.
Two U.S. initiatives to provide Africans with electricity seem likely to lead to large, climate-polluting projects rather than the locally sourced renewable energy rural Africa needs.