New Study Finds Global Wealth Inequality Is Tied to Climate Change
Wealthy nations are getting richer as countries inhabited by people of color get hotter and more economically disadvantaged, say researchers.
READ: What It Means That the Environmental Justice Movement is Overwhelmingly White
A new report explores how people of color are “sidelined” in the fight against climate change—despite the fact that they disproportionately suffer more from its effects.
Scientists Hope Hurricane Maria Can Reveal How The Earth Recovers From Increasingly Intense Storms
Caribbean ecosystems devastated by climate-related extreme weather have global implications.
Pioneering Black Climate Scientist Honored With Top Prize in the Field
Warren Washington was one of the first physicists to create models for understanding the earth’s climate.
ICYMI: Study Says Climate Change Is Serious Threat To Americans' Health
Researchers predict that an estimated 3,000 people will die from high temperatures by 2050, and people of color are more vulnerable than their White counterparts.
Many In Migrant Caravan May Be Climate Refugees
This vulnerable demographic are not recognized or protected by any international law.
Trump Administration Downplays Damning Climate Change Report
Produced by 300 scientists, it shows that global warming—which disproportionately impacts people of color—will wreak havoc on the United States’ economy, public health, coastlines and infrastructure.
Flooded Coastal Communities No Safer After Being Rebuilt With FEMA Dollars
A failure to consider climate change guarantees that towns and residents stay vulnerable in post-hurricane recovery efforts.
How Climate Change Could Make Hurricane Florence More Dangerous For Communities of Color
Global warming not only impacts the strength of the storm, but it can also impact the mental health of those affected by it.
Reflections From the Historic Protecting Mother Earth Conference [PHOTO ESSAY]
Hundreds of Native climate justice activists came to Washington State’s Frank’s Landing to share lessons, celebrate victories and build unity.
106 Members of Congress Urge Trump to Call Climate Change A National Security Risk
“It is imperative that the United States addresses this growing geopolitical threat.”
Trump Administration Has Extensively Removed Climate Change Info From Federal Websites
“Why are these federal agencies putting so much effort into ‘science cleansing’?” asked the authors of a new report.
The New Normal: Petty Actions Accelerate Climate Change, Reshape the Earth
Global warming does not care who wins the midterm elections.
New Study Makes Clear That Humans Are Causing Global Warming
Meanwhile, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt says things like, “I would not agree that [CO2] is a primary contributor to the global warming that we see.”
Watch EPA Head Scott Pruitt Damn Us All to Fiery Hell on Earth
He just officially rescinded the Clean Power Plan.
How Climate Change Intensified Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
A new article explores the devastating connection between these storms and global warming.
Former Trump Campaign Aide, Non-Scientist Now in Charge of EPA Grants
John Konkus told staff he is watching for the “double C-word,” climate change.
Another Federal Agency Deletes Climate Change From Its Website
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences explains why it has greatly reduced online mentions of global warming.
White House to Eliminate Office Tasked With Relocating Native Alaskan Coastal Communities
“We were getting down to the brass tacks of relocation [of towns at risk] and now work has just stopped.”
Former EPA Head on How Trump Should Handle New Climate Change Report
An Obama-era administrator understands why scientists fear the White House’s response to a new study.