Destiny Watford Fights Air Pollution, Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Watford pronounced to the audience during her acceptance speech, “It isn’t the fate of our community — or our planet — to be a dumping ground.”

A Talk with Tom Steyer about “Spotlight California”

Every American has the right to a clean environment, a good education, and a vibrant economy. And again, we’re only going to achieve it if we come together and vote.

Marce Gutiérrez-Graudiņš: Bringing Latinos to the Environmental Table

Latino communities have been, and are, at risk for impact from fossil fuel pollution, making them more vulnerable to “extreme weather and climate disruption.”

Ana Baptista: “Children of Color Are the Most At-Risk Victims of Pollution”

Stats show that one in four youngsters in Newark suffer from asthma—several times the county and state average.

Looking Back On 2013: Activism Helps Heal

I thought of all the amazing people that have been on my radar over the past twelve months. They are on the front lines of activism to heal the planet.

Warmer Temperatures Change the Balance of Nature

The National Climate Assessment, recently released in draft form, related that since 1895 there has been a 1.5 degree Fahrenheit increase in temperature.

EPA Adminstrator McCarthy Makes A “Moral Obligation To The Next Generation”

McCarthy, who doesn’t pull any punches, stated, “Climate change caused by carbon pollution is one of the most significant public threats of our time.”

The Keystone Pipeline Is An Environmental Justice Issue

Both the Indigenous communities in Canada and the residents of Port Arthur have seen elevated incidence of illness.

New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy Targets Climate Change

If anyone had doubts about McCarthy’s stand on climate change, she dispelled that by commenting, “We’re not going to stop looking at the science. Climate change is real.”

President Obama Vows To Cut Pollution

Obama addressed the climate deniers with the simple sentence, “We don’t have time for the meeting of the Flat Earth Society.”