Energy Democracy: People Power for a Cleaner Planet [OPINION]
By putting power—literally—in the hands of the people, “energy democracy” could have potentially game-changing benefits for low-income people and communities of color.
Climate Justice Roundup: Methane Rule Reinstated, Disaster Relief Aid Requested, Clean Power Plan in Trouble
Two steps forward, one step back.
STUDY: There May Be Less Time to Fight Global Warming Than We Think
Researchers believe the Paris climate agreement may not have considered all relevant data.
Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Youth-Led Climate Lawsuit Against Trump Administration
The decision will give the court a chance to review a rare petition for dismissal filed by the federal government.
READ: Inside the Fight to Advance Environmental Justice in the Time of Trump
A ProPublica article asks if it is too late to save the Office of Environmental Justice, which was created to advocate for climate justice for communities of color.
U.S. Further Isolated As Result of G-20 Anti-Climate Change Decisions
The rest of the leading economies vowed their commitment to the Paris Agreement—and to aiding the developing world with climate change impacts.
New Climate Change Study Shuts Down Climate Deniers
The peer-reviewed research shows that future global warming may be worse than scientists had previously projected.
READ: In Southern Louisiana, A Question of Whether to Stay or Go
Climate change has hit the region hard, and residents must answer an urgent question.
Black and Latina Moms Are Most Concerned With Climate Change
Most surveyed agreed that not enough was being done to keep children safe.
STUDY: 3 Ways Climate Change Will Have Unequal Economic Impacts Across US
Poor people of color will experience the worst of it.
5 Questions With the Woman Keynoting a POC-Only Environmental Gathering
Carolyn Finney speaks on the land, privilege and the environmental sector’s White dominance.
New Louisiana Anti-Pipeline Camp Increases Security by Requiring Water Protector Application
The vetting process is intended to keep out infiltrators and protect camp occupiers.
ICYMI: The Montana Tribe Torn Between Coal and Culture
The Northern Cheyenne Reservation sits atop the Powder River Basin, which holds 40 percent of the U.S. coal supply.
U.S. Mayors Take Hard Pro-Environment and Clean Energy Stance at Annual Conference
Mayors adopted all 16 of the conference’s proposed resolutions on energy and the environment.
ICYMI: Prayer and Resistance Camp Launches in Louisiana to Challenge Pipeline Connected to DAPL
The Bayou Bridge Pipeline would transport North Dakota’s crude oil to refineries and facilities in Louisiana.
What the Numbers Tell Us About Tropical Storm Cindy
It’s hitting an area with a high concentration of Black people.
UPDATE: Judge Likely to Make Decision on DAPL Operations in September
A U.S. District Court judge will hear arguments from both sides throughout the summer.
REPORT: Bank Investments in Fossil Fuels Threaten Climate Change Goals
A new report finds that with $87 billion going toward the fossil fuel industry last year, banks are funding the possible failure of the Paris Agreement.
This #WorldRefugeeDay, Let's Remember the Victims of Climate Change
By 2050, we could see up to 350 million climate refugees.
The Trump Administration Postpones Regulation on Methane and, Subsequently, Toxic Pollutants
It is the second attempt this week to repeal Obama-era rules on lowering methane emissions.