environmental justice Archives - State of the Planet

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Workshop Will Teach the Basics of Community Organizing

On July 14, the workshop will teach young people how they can take their passion and individual activism to the next level.

by Tara Stafford |July 6, 2020

Environmental Justice and Economic Recovery

An American infrastructure revitalization program could put people to work while improving the efficiency and quality of our communities and economy.

by |July 6, 2020

Environmental and Justice Activists Need to Join Forces

To achieve an equitable, sustainable culture and economy, we must combine efforts that liberate communities of color and liberate the planet.

by Cayte Bosler |June 3, 2020
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A Sustainable Arctic Has to Include Indigenous Groups

Assimilation and colonization are still happening in our own backyard.

by Isabelle Cojocaru-Durand |May 15, 2020
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Q&A: Exploring the Connections Between Environment, Equality, and Indigenous Issues

Ceiba — a teacher, musician, and activist — emphasizes the importance of listening to and learning from indigenous peoples.

by Thuy Hang Tran |March 20, 2020

Climate Museum’s ‘Taking Action’ Exhibit Finds New Ways to Engage on Climate Change

The latest show has gotten thousands of people to commit to taking civic action on the climate crisis.

by |September 26, 2019
Karenna Gore speaks at a rally protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline

Karenna Gore on the Intersection of Faith, Climate Change, and Social Justice

How the daughter of Al Gore has forged her own unique path on addressing the biggest challenge of modern times.

by |September 25, 2019
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Fusing Sustainability and Education in New York City Schools

Oren Pizmony-Levy works to help schools engage with environmental and social justice issues at every level.

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Mixing Art and Environmental Science to Catalyze Social Change

Justin Brice Guariglia explains how he uses art to help people connect with the biggest ecological challenges of our time.

by |May 10, 2019
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Grappling With Ocean Conservation and Social Justice

Marine biologist, policy expert, and conservation strategist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson discusses the challenges and possibility she sees in environmental justice work today.