Cal State LA
Youth leader and climate activist Ruth Miller talks the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Sept. 21 event.
UNC Chapel Hill
Judy Hogan is an 81-year-old environmental activist and writer who has been fighting issues of environmental justice in Chatham County, N.C. for decades, and is now taking on coal ash dumping with little community support.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
Scientific uncertainty hindering local farmers who are trying to turn bombs to beets while fighting for food sovereignty in Vieques, Puerto Rico.
Petcoke piles are stored at a Koch Bros. storage site on the Calumet River in Chicago, Illinois, in 2014. (Terry Evans)
Planet Forward Correspondent | Loyola University Chicago
Communities outside of Chicago stifled by BP's largest oil refinery are taking defiant steps to end its expansion of production—and dangerous emissions.
This is the story of Al-amin Muhammad, founder of We Rise Above the Streets, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting food injustice and poverty.
George Washington University
Matilda Kreider traveled to Pittsburgh to learn how to report on environmental issues from environmental journalists, scientists, policy-makers and advocates.
The George Washington University
“Nothing stops a bullet like a job,” is the last thing you might expect the director of a sustainability program to preach, but Stan Johnson, executive director of Knoxville’s Socially Equal Energy Efficiency Development program, believes that... Read More
State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
This article presents the issue of high blood lead levels within an impoverished community and offers an innovative solution for cleaning the water.
SUNY- College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Environmental Justice is not just a narrative centered around environmental hazards. It is a narrative about the quality of life individuals have a right to.
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.