Supreme Court: Costs Trump Regulation When It Comes to the Environment

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel on Jun 29, 2015 1:11PM

SCOTUS says EPA overstepped its bounds when it didn't consider the industry cost involved in setting mercury and arsenic pollution limits before enacting a landmark rule.

Topics: /NOW, Environment

Latino Voters Key to Passing Environmentally Friendly Laws

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel on Jun 5, 2015 2:45PM

Study finds that Latino voters were crucial to the passage of environmental initiatives in 2014.

Topics: /NOW, Politics, Environment

Jada Pinkett Smith Wants Hillary Clinton to Directly Address the Concerns of Black Women

by Qimmah Saafir on Apr 24, 2015 2:48PM

The actress will vote for Clinton if she can reconcile the exclusionary legacy of white feminists. 

Topics: /NOW, Environment, Politics

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill at 5

by Akiba Solomon on Apr 21, 2015 6:05PM

Brentin Mock lays out five possible pathways to healing the Gulf Coast.

Topics: /NOW, Environment

Commission Urges California State Parks to Welcome More People of Color

by Julianne Hing on Jan 30, 2015 3:02PM

"The visitors don't look like California," USC professor Manuel Pastor says.

Topics: /NOW, Environment

Climate Change Will Create More Environmental Refugees

by Julianne Hing on Jan 9, 2015 5:05PM

Some 22 million people were displaced because of extreme natural disasters in 2013.

Topics: /NOW, Immigration, Environment

Meet the People Who Marched for Climate Justice [PHOTOS]

by Jamilah King on Sep 22, 2014 7:00AM

More than 300,000 people gathered in New York City for the People's Climate March, the largest such gathering in history.

Topics: Environment

Changing the Economics of Climate Injustice

by Imara Jones on Jun 2, 2014 9:31AM

The White House's cap-and-trade plan comes five years after many hoped, but also right when communities of color need it most direly.

Topics: Economic Justice, Environment

New Orleans Filmmaker Spotlights Black Oystermen of Louisiana

by Brentin Mock on Apr 21, 2014 7:45AM

Vanishing Pearls director Nailah Jefferson restores black fishers deleted from the BP oil spill saga.

Topics: Environment, Arts & Culture

EPA Pays Tribute to Rep. John Lewis and Environmental Justice

by Brentin Mock on Feb 27, 2014 10:58AM

Rep. John Lewis is honored for his role in bringing civil rights principles to environmental protection.

Topics: Politics, Environment, Voting Rights