Environment

Issues related to climate justice and environmental racism.

The Community Fight to Save a Forest and Stop Cop City
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The Community Fight to Save a Forest and Stop Cop City

Activists are taking direct action to stop the development of a police training ground, Cop City, in Atlanta’s largest remaining green space.

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Climate Migration: Displaced by the Climate Crisis
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Climate Migration: Displaced by the Climate Crisis

The current climate crisis has led to a rise in climate migration globally, as millions of people are forced from their homes due to devasting weather disasters.

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How the Rich Fuel the Climate Crisis
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How the Rich Fuel the Climate Crisis

Due to carbon inequality, marginalized people globally face the brunt of the climate and ecological crisis despite contributing the least carbon emissions.

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The Water Crisis In Hawaii Highlights America’s Failing Infrastructure
A group of people protests on the street with posters. The back of one person's shirt reads, "don't poison our water!"

The Water Crisis In Hawaii Highlights America’s Failing Infrastructure

The water crisis in Hawaii is the result of rampant negligence and a pattern of political and ethical failures seen across the country.

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Year in Review: The Impact Food Has On Us Beyond Our Bodies
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Year in Review: The Impact Food Has On Us Beyond Our Bodies

Food is a cornerstone of culture, and our ability to access healthy food and decide what we consume is rooted in the same inequities that other industries face.

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Year In Review: Reckoning With America’s Violent History of Land Ownership
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Year In Review: Reckoning With America’s Violent History of Land Ownership

Whether it’s a question of sovereignty, preservation, or spirituality, there’s much to unpack with the U.S.’s legacy of land ownership.

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End Food Insecurity
An assortment of red apples, oranges, limes, and lemons on black plastic crates are displayed in a grocery store.

End Food Insecurity

Rising food costs add a racial and economic burden to Indigenous communities who disproportionately struggle with food insecurity.

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4032 3024 Dominique Stewart
Keep Everyone Warm
Multiple boxes and garbage bags filled with personal possessions are in front of a snow-covered house and car.

Keep Everyone Warm

Without stopping utility shutoffs and supporting home weatherization, racism and inequality will keep everyone from staying warm this winter.

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Resist Line 3.

Resist Line 3.

As the completion date of Line 3 nears, there’s still much to be done to protect Indigenous activists and their land.

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Ensure water infrastructure for all.

Ensure water infrastructure for all.

Image Source: Shower Power and the GNO Caring Collective to help Ida relief efforts. Consider: are there neighborhoods in your town with critical infrastructure needs? How can you advocate for them in your local government, and in support of organizers advocating for change? The United States, we’re told, is a developed country where we all can enjoy a high…

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