Kartik Amarnath

Climate justice

How financial institutions engineered climate injustice and the clean energy colorline

Methods of investing, lending, and risk assessment must change to prioritize equity.

"They are playing a game. They are playing at not playing a game. If I show them I see they are, I shall break the rules and they will punish me. I must play their game, of not seeing I see the game."- R. D. Laing

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Environmental justice medicine

“Allow suffering to speak:” Treating the oppressive roots of illness

"Imperialism leaves behind germs of rot which we must clinically detect and remove from our land but from our minds as well." —Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth

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environmental justice in health

"Permitir que el sufrimiento hable": Tratando las raíces oprimidas de la enfermedad

"El imperialismo deja tras de sí gérmenes de podredumbre que debemos detectar clínicamente y eliminar de nuestro territorio, pero también de nuestra mente". —Frantz Fanon, Los Condenados de la Tierra.

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PFAS Testing

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Global Warming: Why the problem is worse – and solutions simpler – than you thought

Noted ecologist John Harte offers a fresh take on the dire topic of climate change.