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.
Black and other farmers of color are seeing a restoration of land that was stolen or cheated from them as a key step to strengthening their economic power.
The UN declaration is more than moral posturing. Resolutions like this one have led to effective treaties and national laws.
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