Climate Justice

The intersection between people and planet

Intersectional Environmentalism abstract illustration

People & Planet: What Is Intersectional Environmentalism?

Intersectional environmentalism is the mainstream environmentalist movement demanding that our planet and its people are both cared for and seen as interconnected.
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Illustration of Mari Copeny, Little Miss Flint, wearing a sash and a tiarra

Little Miss Flint Michigan Has Spent Her Entire Life Fighting The Water Crisis

No, that isn't an exaggeration: since she was 12-years-old, the Flint native has been the face of Flint's water crisis — one that's still very much active today. 
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Queer Nature group outdoors photo of six people posing in front of a mountain range. One person is holding a cat.

Queer Eco-Activism: How One Activist is Transforming the Outdoors for the LGBTQ+ Community

Queer activist — Pınar Sinopoulos-Lloyd — provides an exploration of ecological grief and pathway to healing for the LGBTQ+ Community.
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Conceptual rendering of the Binational River Park along the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo between Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.

Instead of a Wall, a Binational Park To Be Built on Border of Texas & Mexico

Only two years ago, Laredo, Texas, was bracing itself for the construction of a border wall that threatened to cut off the city, its people, and the environment from its main water source. Today, a binational river park is set to be developed where the wall was set to stand.
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Map of redlining, corresponding with tree cover

Camden, Newark, & Baltimore Lead in Building Equitable Access to Urban Tree Canopy

Maps of the hottest areas in major American cities often correspond almost directly to redlined areas on maps from nearly a century ago. Tree equity is an opportunity to create positive change.
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A Black woman tends to her garden in Detroit

A New Fund Is Helping Black Farmers in Detroit Purchase Land

Black farmers in Detroit have turned blighted properties into vital food sources. Now, a new land fund is opening the door to official ownership.
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