Keya Chatterjee: Climate justice is racial justice

Polluting and extractive facilities have been placed in black, brown, and indigenous communities around the world - and they are suffering the consequences.

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Being black while in nature: 'You’re an endangered species'

Many black nature-lovers have to employ defense mechanisms – lest a situation turn sticky and they have to answer questions from a suspecting police officer.


People of colour experience climate grief more deeply than white people

We are not only disproportionately affected by the climate crisis, but we carry a pain that comes from a long history of racial terror.

New Mexico invokes riot law to control virus near Navajo Nation

The lockdown in Gallup, on the edge of the country’s largest Indian reservation, comes in response to a worsening outbreak.

African Americans struggle with disproportionate COVID death toll

Creating a toxic storm of death and illness, the pandemic is devastating black communities across the United States and revealing the deadly legacy of inequality.

As Bolsonaro keeps Amazon vows, Brazil's Indigenous fear 'ethnocide'

President Jair Bolsonaro is moving aggressively to open up the Amazon rainforest to commercial development, posing an existential threat to the tribes living there.

Youth climate activist Jamie Margolin's message on climate change

She founded Zero Hour, organized a national climate march, wrote 'Youth to Power,' and still goes to high school.

Jamelle Bouie: Coronavirus is not an equal opportunity destroyer

Higher rates of infection and death among minorities demonstrate the racial character of inequality in America.

Putin’s long war against American science

A decade of health disinformation promoted by President Vladimir Putin of Russia has sown wide confusion, hurt major institutions and encouraged the spread of deadly illnesses.

First coronavirus deaths reported in Indigenous communities in the Amazon

“COVID-19 has fertile terrain to spread rapidly among the populations that live in Amazonia,” says president of prominent Brazilian rights group.

Experts warned of a pandemic decades ago. Why weren't we ready?

In a rueful look back at her prescient book, an author wrestles with why we shrugged at the nightmare warnings and hopes this time will be different.

Liz Carlisle: We need a Green New Deal for farmland

Americans have a short window of opportunity to combat climate change, rectify racist policies, and conserve farmland. This policy would help.

The Oregon GOP’s favorite anti-environmental group is awash in racism and violent threats

Timber Unity is linked to neofascist and militia organizations—and once again, it's gotten its way via a legislative walkout.
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