Intersection

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Webinar Recap: Tackling Preemption: Fighting State Efforts to Block Municipal Climate Action

In the absence of state and federal climate action, cities around the country have turned to local policies to ensure a cleaner, greener future for themselves. Unfortunately, many state legislatures have introduced and even enacted bills that prohibit such local...

Webinar Recap: Equitable Climate Programs at the State and Local Level

Including equity in climate action is of the utmost importance, but many climate policy actors may be unsure of how exactly to do so in their climate programs. With the influx of federal climate funding initiatives and the ever-increasing pressure...

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What Does Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Have To Do With the Climate Crisis? – Everything!

Originally published by the Global Center for Climate Justice Author: Daniel Faber, Senior Research Fellow, Global Center for Climate Justice "The money that is funding this aggression comes from the same [place] as climate change does: fossil fuels. If we didn’t depend...

Profiting off Voter Suppression: The Disproportionate Impacts of Voter Suppression and the Climate Crisis

Authors: Lauren Goldberg and Daniel Faber, Global Center for Climate Justice  Under the shelter of its stars and stripes, the United States Constitution’s intention is to protect our unalienable rights and guarantee equal justice to all citizens. Voting is a time-honored...

Environmental Justice Tools For Activating Local Communities in Maryland

The Rebuild Maryland Coalition is a growing group of 350 + organizations and individuals representing Faith Communities, Civil Rights organizations, Non-Profits, Labor Unions, Businesses, Educational Groups, and Environmental Groups. This diverse group of stakeholders formed in 2020 to establish practical...

An Inequitable Pandemic: How Environmental Racism Has Worsened COVID-19 in Communities of Color

The COVID-19 pandemic is an injustice that is intersectional at its core. The inequities associated with this crisis are innately tied to specific preexisting disparities in public health, workers’ rights, housing stability, and more, but one critical and commonly overlooked...

Environmental Justice as a Public Health Crisis

We are still amid a global pandemic. As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc, the United States has not done the best at ensuring its citizens’ health and safety. Vaccine distribution, while finally at 50% nationwide, is still not as widespread...

How the Climate Crisis Compounds Risks For Incarcerated Workers

This summer has been marked by a series of climate-fueled disasters: heat waves with disastrous consequences, dramatic rainfall and intense thunderstorms, an earlier and potentially more destructive hurricane season, and nearly 100 wildfires raging across the country. The increasing intensity...

Climate Justice for All, Including the Disability Community

As the prevalence and severity of climate-related emergencies rise, so does the need for awareness, diversity, and inclusion to be woven into the fabric of the climate movement. Understanding the systemic inequities that create barriers to accessibility for the disability...