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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People of colour experience climate grief more deeply than white people

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Youth climate activist Jamie Margolin's message on climate change

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First coronavirus deaths reported in Indigenous communities in the Amazon

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

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