User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-National
Category: Environmental Justice :: General
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Climate-resilient fisheries require fairness and equity 16.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Climate-resilient fisheries require fairness and equity
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EDF Urges Twitter to Create Level Playing Field on Issues 15.11.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
EDF Urges Twitter to Create Level Playing Field on Issues
This Is What Happened at the First Presidential Environmental Justice Forum 9.11.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Only six candidates turned out for the first ever presidential forum on environmental justice at South Carolina State University on Friday night. Issues such as lead-contaminated water, food deserts, childhood asthma and proximity to polluting chemical plants and industrial […]
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Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy 16.10.2019 WRI Stories
Climate Transitions Won’t Happen without Social Justice and Greater Democracy Comments|Add Comment|PrintYouth Strike 4 Climate, London. Photo by David Holt/Flickr The September UN summits on climate action and sustainable development offered a stark contrast between the half-empty, access-restricted meetings inside, and the streets from thousands of cities worldwide filled with protesters, demanding climate justice from the political leaders that have thus far failed them. Inside, the most... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Integrating CSR with diversity, equity and inclusion at Caesars Entertainment 16.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The gaming and entertainment company is upping the ante on all of these concerns.
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A former McDonald's exec on planetary health, human health and brand health 4.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Ex-CSO Bob Langert talks behind-the-scenes of the food giant's sustainability journey.
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Can Los Angeles blend new housing with river restoration? This is the first big test 29.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

A proposed 419-unit development along the Los Angeles River has ignited debate about what projects are appropriate along the once-neglected waterway.

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Trump’s ACE Rule May Especially Harm Vulnerable Communities 17.9.2019 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
(This post was co-authored by EDF intern Laura Supple) The Trump administration’s latest attack on clean air protections may cause the greatest harm to the most vulnerable communities – according to EPA’s own projections. In June, the Trump administration repealed the Clean Power Plan – America’s first and only nationwide limit on carbon pollution from […]
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Environmental Groups Sue Trump Administration Over 'Head-in-the-sand' Approach to Protecting Endangered Species 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Earlier this month, the Trump administration finalized changes to a set of regulations which would diminish the protections afforded to threatened species.
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Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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Federal Lands Are Becoming Tribal Lands Again 17.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  The smell of scorched soil and burnt wood filled the air. Michael Rondeau, CEO of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, looked over the damage, clad in forest-green pants and a lemon-yellow jacket […]
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Is grass-fed beef really better for the planet? Here's the science 13.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There are many elements to consider: climate, animal welfare, greenhouse-gas emissions, land use. And with so many factors at play, sometimes the answer gets complicated.
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The El Paso Manifesto: Where Racism and Eco-Facism Meet 5.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A manifesto posted online shortly before Saturday’s massacre at a Walmart in El Paso that the suspected shooter may have written blamed immigrants for hastening the environmental destruction of the United States and proposed genocide as a pathway to ecological sustainability. Filled […]
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Kamala Harris and AOC Just Injected Environmental Justice Into the 2020 Race 30.7.2019 Mother Jones
Senator Kamala Harris was the first candidate to mention the Green New Deal in the first presidential debate, when she corrected NBC moderator Chuck Todd. “I don’t even call it climate change,” she said. “It’s a climate crisis…That is why I support a Green New Deal.” And yet, of the top four presidential candidates, Senator Kamala […]
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Resource depletion is a serious problem, but 'footprint' estimates don't tell us much about it 26.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
It's almost Earth Overshoot Day — and we still are having difficulty measuring the full impact of our consumption.
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Opinion: Jay Inslee on persuading Americans to save ourselves from climate change 25.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee say down with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss climate change and the coming election.

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Celebrating and Empowering ESA – A Journey Towards Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice 23.7.2019 EcoTone
Kennedy “Ned” Rubert-Nason, University of Maine at Fort Kent; ESA Inclusive Ecology section Teresa Mourad, Ecological Society of America Aramati Casper, Colorado State University; ESA Inclusive Ecology section Zakiya Leggett, North Carolina State University; ESA SEEDS alumna When it comes to diversity, equity, inclusion and justice, knowing that there is a safe space to broach ...
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Vien Truong: business leaders can catalyze environmental justice reform 22.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: How governments, businesses and NGOs can work together toward environmental equity
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Minnesotans protest planned PolyMet mine at Toronto shareholders meeting 27.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The protest outside of the company's annual shareholders meeting came as the company moves closer to beginning construction on the project.
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At fashion's big gathering, calls for inclusivity and circularity 18.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Could we work towards a circular fashion system by deepening our understanding of the positive impact realizable on humans across the industry?
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