Cancer-causing arsenic is leaking out of a shuttered coal plant into Memphis groundwater. One local calls it “a ticking time bomb.”
Women in Niger Delta say gas flaring is destroying their land and livelihoods while international gas companies like Eni and Shell make millions of dollars.
Indigenous folks—even those who aren’t on the front lines of pipeline battles—report regular harassment and intimidation. But they’re going on their land anyway.
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.
As temperatures rise and drought sets in, Nigerian herdsmen and farmers are clashing over ‘declining resources.’
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.
States and provinces are passing laws criminalizing protests against fossil fuels. “This onslaught of legislation is a direct result of the people uprising,” said one land defender.
Despite a year of lockdown, the kids are alright.
For many Indigenous peoples, oil and gas work is the only good-paying job around. But clean energy leaders are trying to change that.
Many Indigenous languages have been forcefully wiped out by white people. Turns out, they’re some of our main hopes for beating the climate crisis.
Just 8 percent of employees at solar companies are Black. President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion stimulus could change that.