Neighborhoods of color across the country are coping with horrible smells—and their health impacts. It’s racism on full display.
Black and Latinx Americans were more likely to say their communities were impacted by climate change and more ready to take action against it, a VICE News poll found.
The world’s largest pork processor says it has a “green” solution that could cover up some of the enormous pits. But not everyone is convinced.
Cancer-causing arsenic is leaking out of a shuttered coal plant into Memphis groundwater. One local calls it “a ticking time bomb.”
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Beverly Wright, co-founder of the National Black Environmental Justice Network, has spent decades empowering communities that are vulnerable to toxic chemicals.
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.