The right-wing think tanks and activist groups behind the recent conservative surge of interest in the teaching of structural racism in schools are using their climate change playbook.
Cancer-causing arsenic is leaking out of a shuttered coal plant into Memphis groundwater. One local calls it “a ticking time bomb.”
Eighty-seven percent of Special Report’s climate segments since 2009 either spread misinformation or perpetuated false or misleading narratives, says Media Matters.
A group of investors and the oil company BP tried to restart a massive oil refinery in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Within days, it was spewing oil on a majority Black area and now hundreds of residents are suing.
Rashida Tlaib: “I just want to ask one by one, yes or no, are you familiar with the term ‘environmental racism’?” Bank CEOs: “Vaguely,” “Only vaguely,” “No.”
Oil giant Suncor vowed to fight racism in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. But it’s still releasing cancer-causing chemicals into a low-income Latino neighborhood north of Denver.
The world may be less screwed on climate than we thought.
For many Indigenous peoples, oil and gas work is the only good-paying job around. But clean energy leaders are trying to change that.
Deadly fossil fuel-linked air pollution disproportionately harms Black people, says a new report by Greenpeace
Just 8 percent of employees at solar companies are Black. President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion stimulus could change that.
A new study from the real estate company Redfin shows how racist housing policies have made Black neighborhoods more vulnerable to flooding than white ones. Meanwhile, Redfin is accused of helping keep those same neighborhoods segregated.
A pipeline worker went on Fox News this week to talk about how Biden cancelling Keystone XL cost him his job. Fox failed to mention he was recruited by a prominent climate denial organization.