A system of dikes meant to protect the Lower Mainland from flooding excludes many First Nations. The federal government admits some have “no dike protection at all.”
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.
Joe Biden is looking to reopen the children’s detention center in Homestead, Florida, which is situated in an area so polluted it’s been designated unfit for residents.
The public health catastrophe poisoned the city's water supply.
At 73, Dr. Robert Bullard, widely recognized as the 'Father of Environmental Justice,' is now preparing the next generation of Black leaders to lead the movement.
Brownsville, the neighbourhood with the highest rates of asthma in New York City, is fighting to halt the construction of a fracked gas pipeline that could worsen its air quality even more.
As the most vulnerable of us are left to flounder in the wake of the climate crisis, advocacy groups can help fill the gap that politicians and companies have created.
Inside the racist nightmare that led to the founding of the National Black Environmental Justice Network, the devastating death of its first leader Damu Smith, and the political shifts that brought the network back and made it more relevant than ever.
Millions of Americans have no idea they're living in a flood zone. Now you can look up every property in the U.S. and see the flood risk for yourself.
Defunding the police isn’t a distraction from organizing mass numbers of people to fight the climate emergency. It’s part of the same theory of change and political vision.
Many aspects of environmental scholarship are inaccessible to Black students, including textbooks that don't acknowledge our history, and field work requirements that are ignorant of Black criminalization in the outdoors.