Environmental & Climate Justice

Environmental injustice, including the proliferation of climate change, has a disproportionate impact on communities of color and low income communities in the United States and around the world. The NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program…

WE ACT for Environmental Justice

WE ACT’s mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and/or low income residents participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices.

Climate Justice Alliance

The Climate Justice Alliance (CJA) formed in 2013 to create a new center of gravity in the climate movement by uniting frontline communities and organizations into a formidable force. Our translocal organizing strategy and mobilizing…


This week’s pipeline wins were decades in the making

By Heather Hansman Photo: Michael Nigro/Pacific Press/LightRocket/Getty 7/9/20
Over a span of two days earlier this week, there were three big wins for environmental groups fighting controversial natural gas pipeline projects. On Sunday, Dominion Energy canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), citing delays and rising costs. And…

VIDEO: Access to Nature Is About Environmental Justice

By Anna Belle Peevey Photo: Anna Belle Peevey/InsideClimate News 7/6/20
When a viral video showed a white woman calling the police on Christian Cooper, a Black man, as he was birding in New York City’s Central Park this past Memorial Day, it highlighted yet another…