In order to avert a climate catastrophe, we must transition away from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy. On both a domestic and a global level, climate change hurts poor people and communities of color first and worst, so we seek solutions that center economic and racial justice as critical components of addressing climate change.
Fund Public Transit, Not More Roads
We should stop subsidizing sprawl and spend those savings on our resource-starved mass transit systems.
Over 100 Youth-Led Groups Convene To Address Intersectional Climate Justice
Addressing inequality remains a top priority for youth climate advocates.
New Research Vindicates Scientist Attacked by Pork Industry Over Environmental Racism Charges
Corporate industrial livestock operations pose serious health threats to nearby residents, who are often low-income people of color.
Green Jobs Are the Wave of the Future
Solar energy, in particular, shows potential to create inclusive, well-paying union jobs that working Americans need.
The Water Defenders: How Ordinary People Saved a Country from Corporate Greed
In a battle to protect their rivers and waterways, the people of El Salvador came together to ban mineral mining.
Pan American Silver Pressured to Shut Down Community Interference in Guatemala
Indigenous leaders in Guatemala and their allies take a stand against corporate greed in their community.
Does Biden Put His Money Where His Mouth Is On Climate?
Biden’s new climate commitment is the most ambitious in U.S. history, but still short of what science requires and movements demand.
Transit Equity Report Finds Riders and Workers Continue to Need Better Access to Affordable & Reliable Public Transit to Meet Essential Needs and for Economy Recovery and Climate Action
The Transit Equity Network released a new report, “Community Hearing on Transit Equity 2021: Findings and Recommendations.”
Community Hearing on Transit Equity 2021: Findings and Recommendations
Findings from the Transit Equity 2021 report highlight organizing successes, existing inequities, and policy solutions for U.S. public transit.
The Fossil Fuel Industry Is Lining up Behind Far-Right Authoritarians
As climate change intensifies and countries turn to clean energies, Big Oil will take increasingly desperate measures to survive.