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Category: Environmental Justice :: Diversity
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How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" 12.12.2019 WRI Stories
How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" Comments|Add Comment|PrintGowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 14 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs, homes and possessions. But some people were hit harder than others. Nearly two-thirds of jobs lost after the hurricane were lost by women, and nearly 80 percent of the population of flooded neighborhoods were people of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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It's not too late to address blind spots in the environmental movement 7.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
People of color, who are often the most impacted by the climate crisis, must be part of the environmental movement and the transition to a clean economy.
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Failure to address climate crisis puts children at risk 27.11.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Failure to address climate crisis puts children at risk
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This Report Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Every Child. Its Authors Hope Congress Will Listen. 19.11.2019 Mother Jones
On Monday, some of the authors of the annual Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, a massive report compiled by 120 health and climate experts from around the world on the relationship between climate change and global health, gathered in the Russell Senate office building. They called on policy makers and Congress to act […]
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Appealing to Black Voters in South Carolina, Elizabeth Warren Fires Up White Liberals 11.11.2019 Mother Jones
Elizabeth Warren came to the South Carolina Lowcountry on Saturday and played all the standards. At a town hall in Goose Creek, about 20 miles north of Charleston, she talked about corporate greed and government decisions that put the wealthy few ahead of the working many, before rounding into her proposals for voting reforms that […]
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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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They've managed the forest forever. It's why they're key to the climate change fight 5.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and world leaders increasingly recognize the need to bolster indigenous rights not only on humanitarian grounds, but for the good of the global environment.

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Investigation: Lead in some Canadian water worse than Flint 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A yearlong investigation by more than 120 journalists tested lead exposure in 11 cities across Canada and found one-third exceeded the national safety guideline, with contamination in several cities consistently higher than they ever were in Flint, Michigan.
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Episode 195: AI tale, Ceres tackles capital markets, the kids are more than alright 1.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Week in ReviewCommentary of some of this week's stories begins at 7:20.
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Youth lawsuit draws attention to climate crisis 31.10.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Youth lawsuit draws attention to climate crisis
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Report Report: Blockchain, forests, sustainability goals and more 22.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.
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The Baby Food Council is taking on the challenge of reducing heavy metals in young kids’ food 17.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The Baby Food Council is taking on the challenge of reducing heavy metals in young kids’ food
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We owe Greta and the youth more than a Nobel Prize 16.10.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
We owe Greta and the youth more than a Nobel Prize
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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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Policy News: October 7, 2019 8.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: Senate Spending Bills Include Modest Increase for NSF, Interior Agencies NSF receives 3% increase. States Challenge New Endangered Species Act Regulations in Courts House Natural Resources Committee pushes a bill to reverse regulations; Congressional Western Caucus releases draft legislation to codify the new rules. Newest IPCC Report Highlights ‘Unprecedented and Enduring Changes ...
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Waste work shift: Inside the structural changes in the global waste sector 5.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
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Why people should be at the heart of sustainability goals 2.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The case for using human-centered design to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.
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RELEASE: Forests for Life: New Global Partnership Targets Planet’s Great Forests for Urgent Protection 25.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Forests for Life: New Global Partnership Targets Planet’s Great Forests for Urgent Protection Five Leading Environmental Organizations Join Forces to Help Curb Climate and Extinction Crises by Safeguarding World’s Intact Forests NEW YORK (September 25, 2019)—As the planet continues to warm and wildlife species vanish at an unprecedented rate, five leading environmental organizations have come together to target the world’s greatest undervalued and unprotected solution to the climate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Companies Serving 800+ Million Meals to Give Menus a Climate-Friendly Makeover 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Companies Serving 800+ Million Meals to Give Menus a Climate-Friendly Makeover Behavioral science helping slash GHG emissions from food New York (September 24, 2019) – Alongside the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit, IKEA, BASF, City of Milan (Italy), City of Ghent (Belgium), Harvard University, University of Pittsburgh, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, and the World Bank today announced they are joining the Cool Food Pledge, a budding movement... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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