Climate Justice

On July 21, youth climate marchers will converge on Washington and around the country to demand a better future.
We grieved the Trump administration's contempt for basic American constitutionally protected freedoms. And we pushed back
The only time for action is -- and will always be -- now.
"In the context of the U.S., we see the most hope in Indigenous, Latin@, Asian and African American solutions--the people
Let's face it: the door to national climate action as we know it has been slammed shut.
Judge Aiken is now considering whether the youth have asserted a legitimate claim that can be heard by the court. But on
In 2010, she created the Mary Robinson Foundation - Climate Justice, a center for thought leadership, education and advocacy on climate justice.
George Jones is still serving his country. Navy vet (Korea) and lifetime resident of Virginia, Mr. Jones bused to Richmond to take his message of American responsibility to the governor. That message: no new pipelines, no more fracking, enough already with our dependence on fossil fuels.
For the first time ever, a national human rights body has ordered the world's largest fossil fuel companies to respond to
In May, the Portland, Oregon school board passed the country's first comprehensive "climate justice" resolution. The school board voted unanimously to "abandon the use of any adopted text material that is found to express doubt about the severity of the climate crisis or its root in human activities," and called for all schools to teach a "climate justice" curriculum.
There remains an enormous gulf between the severity of the climate crisis and the attention given the crisis in U.S. schools and in widely used text material.
I'm fortunate to have witnessed environmental history in Paris at COP21; and being able to participate in the follow-up effort
In one extraordinary month, over 30,000 people, spanning every continent except Antarctica, joined together to "Break Free" for climate justice.
Two international actions on the human right to water and sanitation Water - Source and Sustainer of Life The impact of polluted
One of the most devastating effects of climate change is something you can't see. Though hidden from the eye, it deeply impacts
Without substantial improvement, the pledges associated with Paris agreement put the world on a disastrous pathway to 3 degrees
"Transition is inevitable, justice is not"--words, by Quinton Sankofa, that hung in the air at the Wharton Center for Performing
Our day-to-day lives are punctuated by peaks in pollution levels, largely caused by vehicle emissions, that result in serious health problems. We therefore assume with determination our mission to protect public health and the climate.
Let's honor the endurance, commitment and courage of all peoples fighting for their health, livelihoods, environment and communities, and standing up against the climate crisis globally. Let's also acknowledge that there is much left to do.
The fight for environmental justice is a long one, and it takes a bold leader like Senator Bernie Sanders to ensure justice will be attained.