Climate Justice

The intersection between people and planet

Illustration of simple green environmental calendar

The Ultimate List of Environmental Holidays (2023)

Your simple guide to the dozens of national and international environmental awareness days, weeks, and months.
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Protest signs saying "Capitalism ruins everything around me" and "Sick of pollution"

Youth Street Protesters Turn Sights on Climate 'Villains'

Frustrated by slow action on climate threats, youth activists are trying more targeted confrontations with bankers and politicians.
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This Tree Planting Initiative In Chicago Is Successfully Combatting Environmental Racism

A Chicago effort to plant 75,000 new trees aims to identify areas in greatest need of additional tree cover and prioritize restoring a green canopy in these under-resourced neighborhoods disproportionately affected by climate change.
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Public Banks Can Help the U.S. Make Real Climate Progress

These nonprofit entities invest tax dollars in local projects and entrepreneurs that have been historically denied loans — and they don’t answer to shareholders.
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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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Lines of cut trees with branches covering the floor

Regenerative Agriculture in Mexico Boosts Yields While Restoring Nature

The initiative intends to restore soil health and in the process store carbon, free up more land for conservation, and maintain jobs in rural areas.
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