“I’m Living in a Sacrifice Zone” — Women Speak Out for Climate Justice

WECAN co-founder and Executive Director Osprey Orielle Lake noted, “How we treat the earth is how we treat women. It’s a violent paradigm.”

New Environmental Justice Tool from the EPA

The EJSCREEN will be a game changer for grassroots activists at the hyperlocal level.

Interview with Jill Stein – Green Party Candidate for President

Stein believes in the power of her message. “In my experience, all you have to do is get to the microphone.”

The South Bronx Fights Air Pollution in “Asthma Alley”

A. Mychal Johnson, co-founder of South Bronx Unite, has squared off against a formidable foe—the food delivery service FreshDirect.

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.

A Mother’s Day Interview with Sen. Barbara Boxer: A Moms Clean Air Force Exclusive

“The Koch Brothers have funded efforts to mislead the public in the face of a mountain of scientific evidence that climate change is real and human activities are the cause.”

“The Government Wouldn’t Help Me, So I Decided To Do It Myself.” ~ Lois Gibbs

Lois Gibbs was dismissed by the school’s superintendent as, “One irate, hysterical housewife with a sickly kid.”

XL Pipeline: Sen. Whitehouse and Rep. Waxman Question Koch Bros

“Groups backed by Charles and David Koch have lobbied and run political ads to support construction of the pipeline. But Koch Industries has consistently denied financial motives played any role in these activities, asserting that the Keystone XL pipeline has ‘nothing to do with any of our businesses.’ We want to know whether this is true.”

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.”