“Storms are nature’s way of causing gentrification,” so one couple bought property damaged by Hurricane Irma and placed it in a public trust.
Frida Berrigan reflects on living in a world of tipping points.
Historically, Indigenous and Black folks have been turned against each other by colonizers and enslavers. Now, communities are learning from one another and finding solidarity in efforts to reclaim stolen lands.
Organizers are tackling climate displacement from all angles—advocating for climate-displaced people, providing them with resources, and making their communities more climate-resilient.
Colonization, through genocide, land theft, and the imposition of private property, has dispossessed Indigenous and Black peoples of their homelands across the continents for generations.
Their success is changing the perception of Aboriginal communities from “fish thieves” to leaders in regional development.
Fifty Years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the future of America’s waterways hangs in the balance.
“We launched our movement to breathe clean air … amid the Movement for Black Lives chanting ‘we can’t breathe’ and a pandemic disproportionately killing Black people.”
“These communities are experts in understanding the solutions for the problems that they face on a daily basis.”
Solidarity can go a long way in connecting communities working through similar challenges.
“Once we collectively feel this connection, this relationship, we can then begin to understand the responsibility we have—the responsibility that I feel, and that my ancestors felt.”
Native study of the natural world is exceptionally deep and nuanced at understanding and protecting ecosystems.
Cities across the U.S. are looking to citizen science for data on heat waves and other climate impacts.
This crisis is political as much as environmental. Solutions require justice.
By elevating Traditional Ecological Knowledge, a forestry center in Minnesota works to restore ecosystems and Indigenous sovereignty.
Dennis Hutson wants to recreate a Black farming paradise in California. First he has to adapt to the climate crisis.
The Supreme Court curbed the EPA’s ability to restrict emissions, so states are looking to enshrine rights to “healthful environments” in their constitutions.
Climate-resilient public transportation is crucial to meeting our climate goals and ensuring mobility for vulnerable communities.
The endorsement and buy-in of critical stakeholders, like fishers, can make or break a conservation project. So fishers were invited to the table as the project took shape.
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