climate justice

Planet Forward
Matt Scott, manager of storytelling and engagement at Project Drawdown, is working to "pass the mic" to underrepresented climate change makers.He chats with Eli Chen, senior editor for Overheard at National Geographic, and McKenzie Allen-Charmley,... Read More

Volunteers pull ice plants in the Martin Dunes in Marina, California, as a part of a project of the Big Sur Land Trust.

Middlebury College
The invasive ice plant can be seen as a metaphor for the components of climate change, from the unbalanced way climate effects different groups to the pervasiveness of the climate crisis in everything we do.
Planet Forward
The Nov. 12 event focused on digital storytelling in climate justice and the future of the movement

A girl cooks yuka to make a drink, Napo Province, Ecuador. (Tomas Munita/Center for International Forestry Research)

George Washington University
Today at COP26, the theme is gender and industry. Our first story asks: Can COP26 become a turning point for gender responsive climate action?
Silhouette of a woman waving a scarf in the sky against the backdrop of a cloudy sky at sunset.

(Image by Anant Sharma/Pixabay)

George Washington University
The Road to COP26 |  I hope decision makers will finally hear and amplify the voices of those most affected by the climate crisis—from coastal communities to youth activists to Indigenous environmental defenders.

As of 2020, the population of piping plovers has improved after being protected under the Endangered Species Act in 1986. (Mathew Schwartz/Unsplash)

Professor, University of Connecticut
The Road to COP26 | The students who join us at COP26 have enthusiasm and determination that are contagious. We'll be looking for "win-win-win solutions at COP26 that can address all three crises."
A man in a black suit, blue tie, and black mask stands with his hands interlaced with a EV charging station behind him.

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tours electric vehicles and chargers on display (Yiming Fu/MNS).

Northwestern University
By Yiming Fu – Surrounded by a dozen electric buses outside the Department of Transportation, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg called on Congress to fund electric vehicle initiatives — especially in polluted and low-income communities.

Vermont hiking trail (Famartin / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0))

St. Andrew's Episcopal School
High school student Lily Muhlbaum raised more than $10,000 in a fundraiser to fight environmental racism. She shares insight into what inspired her to act.
Society has perceptions of scientists; white lab coats, sitting in their labs, conducting research separate from the public realm. Yet, there is a human dimension to science.