Like the Standing Rock Sioux before them, the Menominee Nation has taken up the mantle of “water protectors” in the Midwest. They’re also trying to safeguard their Tribal history. By Tracy Fernandez Rysavy
As we work toward Drawdown, it’s critical to address the impacts of climate change in communities of color, which are often hit “first and worst.” By Jacqui Patterson, director of the NAACP’s Environmental and Climate Justice program
The former president of the Maldives was instrumental in getting a world climate agreement out of the Copenhagen climate summit, and he's been a critical voice on behalf of island nations already feeling the effects of the climate crisis.
Bernard Yu, Green America’s content strategist and information architect, has experience facilitating dialogue among participants from different backgrounds. Bernard offers this advice to groups working on climate justice who would like to become more diverse and inclusive.
We have had many big breakthroughs recently. Major companies across all industries are changing -- proof of the power of consumer pressure. We are witnessing how our economic power is truly changing the world for good and towards a simpler, more sustainable way of living. We are winning and we are opening doors for more businesses to go green.
We must use our economic power to confront gun violence. We can urge Wall Street banks and credit card companies to play their role in restricting the availability of accessories that enhance the firing capability of already powerful semi-automatic rifles.
What lies ahead as far as green in America may seem uncertain at the moment. At Green America, we strive to make a difference—we know you do too. In the last several months, our online actions for change have garnered tens of thousands of…
Climate change is not a purely environmental issue, and neither is the fight for a sustainable food system. Diversity and environmental justice play a major role in navigating the future of these intertwined issues.
Climate change is having…