READ: Is This Energy Company Buying Off A Black Town To Build A Pipeline?
Energy Dominion has offered Union Hill, Virginia, millions of dollars to buy support for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
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.
Trump Can Continue to Ignore Environmental Laws While Building Border Wall
The Supreme Court will not hear a challenge brought by groups that say construction would pose a serious threat.
Many In Migrant Caravan May Be Climate Refugees
This vulnerable demographic are not recognized or protected by any international law.
Washington D.C. On Course To Pass Historic Climate Bill
As the federal government doubles down on denying climate change, the nation’s capital is moving toward using 100 percent renewable energy.
Puerto Rican Homeowners Suffer As FEMA Pays Exorbitant Prices for Home Repairs
An investigation from The New York Times reveals extreme markups and disappointed residents.
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.
Judge Halts Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline
The project is opposed by Indigenous groups who say it ignores treaties and could damage their lands.
Detroit City Official Wants To Force Relocation By Shutting Off People's Water
The head of the Water and Sewage department has a bold solution to the city’s population problems.
SCOTUS Pauses Climate Kids Lawsuit
After the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to intervene, Chief Justice Roberts handed the White House a temporary victory.
It's Time for a Narrative Shift in Post-Disaster Journalism [OP-ED]
Examining news coverage following Hurricane Florence illustrates how post-disaster narratives can compound and perpetuate deep histories of racial and economic oppression.
State and Federal Government Still Resisting Efforts to Save Flint
Government employees allege that higher ups do not want to prevent another water crisis.
Trump Administration to Suspend Dozens Of Environmental and Health Laws to Build Border Wall
Activists says residents and wildlife along the wall’s proposed route are in danger.
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.
Indigenous Activists Win Two Legal Battles To Protect Their Land
Federal courts halted moves by the Trump administration that would have contaminated water sources and destroyed Native cultural artifacts.
Black and Latinx Families Live, Go to School and Grocery Shop Near Chemical Facilities
New research shows that the health risks—including cancer—multiply for people living at or near the poverty level.
Migrant Farmers Could Be Hardest Hit By Hurricane Florence
This group of workers—many of whom are of undocumented status—have to choose between asking for help from FEMA and being deported by ICE.
5 Ways To Donate Money, Time and Other Aid to Communities Hit By Florence
These organizations are working to keep people in the Carolinas safe in the aftermath of the storm.
Activists to FCC: Investigate Maria's Impact on Puerto Rico's Telecom Infrastructure
A coalition including Defend Puerto Rico, Free Press and the Center for Media Justice wants the FCC to account for how Hurricane Maria destroyed the island’s telecommunications and to map out how to fix it.
READ: Black Homeowners in the Gullah-Geechee Islands Could Lose Land After Florence
A new Mother Jones article details how property laws could complicate post-storm recovery.