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.
Cyclone Amphan has ripped through Bangladesh and India, leaving up to 10 million people homeless. The pandemic makes it a dual crisis that the rest of the world ignores at its own peril.
We are not only disproportionately affected by the climate crisis, but we carry a pain that comes from a long history of racial terror.
On any given day east Portland is 18 F hotter than the city's west side. Coronavirus orders will make it even harder to escape.
The harvesting of peat has created jobs and heated homes across Ireland for centuries, but local environmentalists say it’s time to start treating the land differently.