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Environmental Justice

Standing up for our health and homes.

Debt vs. Localization: Climate Justice in the New Economy Debt vs. Localization: Climate Justice in the New Economy
by David Korten
David Korten: Where does the concept of “climate debt” fit into a New Economy framework?
Replacing Coal with Green Jobs in Navajo Nation Replacing Coal with Green Jobs in Navajo Nation
by Yvonne Liu
Shutting down coal mines was a first step. Now Navajo activists are working for a new, green-jobs economy. 
Cochabamba Postscript: Lessons, Reflections, and the Road to Cancun Cochabamba Postscript: Lessons, Reflections, and the Road to Cancun
by Jason Negrón-Gonzales
There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the alliance gathering around grassroots solutions.
People We Love :: Beverly Wright People We Love :: Beverly Wright
by Berit Anderson
Cleaning up New Orleans
The High Cost of Cheap Coal The High Cost of Cheap Coal
by Brooke Jarvis
More and more people are recalculating the true price of coal and deciding it’s simply too high to pay.
Drafting Nature's Constitution Drafting Nature's Constitution
Video: Simply regulating pollution will never really stop it. Mari Margil of the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund discusses why we need a fundamental change in the way we use law to protect nature.
Crude :: Film Trailer Crude :: Film Trailer
What is the real price of oil? This 2009 documentary investigates the $27 billion class action environmental lawsuit against Chevron for pollution.
Curriculum & Resources: Green Jobs and Green Buildings Curriculum & Resources: Green Jobs and Green Buildings
Lesson plans, hands-on activities, and award-winning projects on green building and economies will demonstrate to your students that there’s a better, sustainable, and just future that they can help build, shape, and design.
"Regulators Should No Longer Ignore Rigorous Science" "Regulators Should No Longer Ignore Rigorous Science"
by Sandra Diaz
In a broad new study, scientists conclude that the impacts of mountaintop removal are "pervasive and irreversible."
Crossroads in Copenhagen Crossroads in Copenhagen
by Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins discusses the conflicting emotions that Copenhagen causes.
It's Too Late to Compromise on Climate It's Too Late to Compromise on Climate
by Mateo Nube
Mateo Nube: With survival at stake, the world can still come together over values like sharing and accountability.
People We Love :: Otana Jakpor People We Love :: Otana Jakpor
by Heather Purser
Lobbying for clean air.
Kumi Naidoo on How We'll Win at Copenhagen Kumi Naidoo on How We'll Win at Copenhagen
by Madeline Ostrander
Forget the cynicism. The activists who made Copenhagen possible are ramping up the pressure for a strong and binding deal on climate change.
Global South Demands Climate Justice Global South Demands Climate Justice
by Jennifer Krill, Adrian Wilson.
Delegates from developing nations are worried about the fairness of the COP-15 process after the leakage of an early negotiation text.
Appalachia Fights for a Green Future Appalachia Fights for a Green Future
by Bob Kincaid
Appalachian residents are calling on environmental protection agencies to stand up to mountaintop removal.
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