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Environmental Justice

Standing up for our health and homes.

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.
Climate Hero Clayton Thomas-Müller Climate Hero Clayton Thomas-Müller
Clayton Thomas-Müller is working to keep corporations from privatizing the atmosphere, as they have privatized the land and exploited the natural resources that once belonged to the First Nations of Canada.
The "Battle in Seattle" at 10 The "Battle in Seattle" at 10
by Mark Engler
WTO+10: Did the 1999 protests against the World Trade Organization actually make a difference?
Last Mountain Standing: Coal River Valley Residents Fight for Wind Farm Last Mountain Standing: Coal River Valley Residents Fight for Wind Farm
by Jed Grubbs
The last intact mountain in West Virginia's Coal River Valley is slated for mountaintop removal coal mining. Local residents have other ideas.
Homo Toxicus :: Film Trailer Homo Toxicus :: Film Trailer
How many toxins are in our bodies? Carole Poliquin investigates in this documentary.
What's Your Connection to Mountaintop Removal? What's Your Connection to Mountaintop Removal?
Power plants across the country use coal from destroyed mountains. Search your zip code to meet the communities and landscapes to which you're connected.
People We Love :: Marisol Becerra People We Love :: Marisol Becerra
by Heather Purser
Fighting pollution in Little Village
Brower Youth Award Winner Marisol Becerra Brower Youth Award Winner Marisol Becerra
Youth Leads in Environmental Protection
In Review :: Justicia Now In Review :: Justicia Now
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Lisa Garrigues reviews this documentary about Ecuador’s oil wars.
Excerpt: Soil Not Oil Excerpt: Soil Not Oil
by Vandana Shiva
Why we need to kick petroleum out of our farms.
Justicia Now! Justicia Now!
Justicia Now is a documentary about ChevronTexaco's toxic legacy in the Northern Ecuadorian region of the Amazon rainforest—and the largest environmental class action lawsuit in history.
Uniting and Building Movements Uniting and Building Movements
by Van Jones, Sarah van Gelder
Van Jones has been a critical bridge between the environmental and social justice worlds through his call for green collar jobs. Sarah van Gelder asked him what it was like for him to act as that bridge.
Carl Pope & Van Jones Carl Pope & Van Jones
by Van Jones, Carl Pope
Carl Pope and Van Jones discuss Environmentalism, New Media, Civil Rights, the Economy
People We Love :: Erica Fernandez People We Love :: Erica Fernandez
16 year-old Erica Fernandez received a 2007 Brower Youth award for her campaign to stop the building of a liquefied natural gas plant.
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