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.
The Inequality Crisis Hiding Behind High Utility Bills
Low-income people and communities of color are disproportionately energy insecure. Here’s how energy efficiency policy can address the divide.
Ireland’s Taking $380 Million Out of Fossil Fuels. Where Should It Go?
The Atlantic country has a huge opportunity to model getting money out of fossil fuel companies and into the hands of the people.
The Best of All Possible Worlds?
The powerlessness of positive thinking in the age of Trump.
If Ireland Can Get Out of Fossil Fuels, Your Town Can Too
Almost 900 cities, universities, and governments have divested over $6 trillion from the fossil fuel industry. Why not yours?
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Report: Energy Efficiency with Justice
How State Energy Efficiency Policy Can Mitigate Climate Change, Create Jobs, and Address Racial and Economic Inequality
Want to Create Useful Jobs? Reduce Fossil Fuel Use
Energy efficiency creates more jobs than fossil fuels – and at a faster rate and lower cost.
Brett Kavanaugh Would Be A Disaster On Climate
When a literal reading of the law makes it harder to regulate corporations, judges like Kavanaugh stick to a literal reading. When it doesn’t, they get creative.
New Mexico’s Drought is a Climate Crisis
And while climate change affects everyone, majority-Native counties are disproportionately affected.
As we Celebrate ‘Independence,’ Remember That the U.S. Left Its Colony Puerto Rico to Die
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made worse by inequalities of race, income and access to U.S. political power.