Low-income communities and African American and Hispanic populations are struggling to cope with the disproportionate impacts of toxic sitings in their neighborhoods. Yet, they are being pitched a Madison Avenue type story about how fossil fuels makes life great.
On Election Day, I cast my vote full of hope. On Wednesday morning, I went to bed at 3 a.m. — after watching eight hours of election returns. When I woke up, I had a severe case of dread. Not an existential dread. Rather, a version that I could feel in every fiber of my body. I […]
Every candidate appearing on your ballot has a record of where they stand on the environment. You need to know that information. Then vote like the earth depends on you…because it does.
Individual Attorneys General have been the recipients of a combined $2.8 million. There is an evident link between their actions and campaign donations from fossil fuel entities.
Unsurprisingly, the issue at hand involves revenue, big power brokers, ramifications of Citizens United, and a familiar actor in the anti-environmental space — the Koch Brothers.
John Kasich stated, “We don’t want to destroy people’s jobs, based on some theory that is not proven.”
The dialogue went far deeper than a mere discussion of the current landscape of the Bronx art scene. It raised questions, and some hackles, about competing community needs, gentrification, constituencies that are too frequently powerless, and big money.
A new study proposes that air pollution may impact mental health.
“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.”
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.