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Category: Climate Justice

Coastal Justice for All! Hollister Ranch #FreetheBeach

Coastal justice along the California beach and coastal zone is at stake at Hollister Ranch. Failure to provide access disproportionately harms people who are of color, Native American, low income, disabled, or older, in violation of equal access, environmental justice, […]

Monumental Disaster & Environmental Injustice Department of the Interior @SecretaryZinke Scientific American

“In a new report, Science Under Siege at the Department of the Interior, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has documented some of the most egregious and anti-science policies and practices at the DOI under Secretary Zinke. The report describes suppression […]

Raúl Grijalva, elected by the people, is a champion for justice, the rule of law, truth, and democracy for all. Zinke, not. .@RepRaulGrijalva @SecretaryZinke

Congressman Raúl Grijalva is a champion for people, justice, the rule of law, truth, and democracy for all. He proudly serves the people of Arizona, who repeatedly re-elect him. The scandal-plagued Ryan Zinke is none of those things. He debases the […]

Civil Rights, Environmental Justice & Health Equity Road Map PRRAC, The City Project

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., sought a “middle ground between riots on the one hand and timid supplications for justice on the other.” Combined organizing and legal strategies provide that middle ground for social change. Advocates leave too much on […]

Wildfires Harm Communities of Color and Low Income Communities the Worst

California is being devastated by two of the deadliest wildfires in state history, the Camp Fire and Woolsey Fire, which are ravaging the towns of Paradise, Malibu, and Thousand Oaks. New research show the wildfires’ disproportionate impact on low income […]

Antonio Gonzalez Presente! A New Latino Environmentalism

We mourn Antonio Gonzalez’s passing with his family, and our compañeros y compañeras at the William C. Velazquez Institute and Southwest Voter Education Project. Antonio is a hero to me, Latinos, and progressives across the nation and across borders. Antonio […]

Native Americans block Keystone XL Pipeline in federal court for impacts on Native American and cultural resources, greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change

This administration failed to consider cumulative impacts properly on Native American and cultural resources, and greenhouse gas emissions in approving the Keystone XL Pipeline. This administration disregarded prior factual findings related to climate change by the Obama administration and reversed course […]

‘Environmentalist’ Doesn’t Just Mean White and Wealthy: National Academies Study Refutes Stereotypes

“[P]art of the conversation has led to the environmental justice movement, which is often led by people of color and by women—but still, that’s remained separate from the mainstream movement.” Diversifying white mainstream enviros is not enough. The most important thing […]

The Long Battle over Coastal Justice at Hollister Ranch Spencer Robins KCETLink

Spencer Robins writes: A developing body of research shows that access to open space is a vital part of human health and wellbeing. And it’s not evenly distributed; the people most often denied the benefits of forests and mountains and […]

Dolores Huerta, Center for Biological Diversity, Wishtoyo Foundation & The City Project, Oracle AZ

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