Climate & Environment

While March Madness’ carbon footprint can never be eliminated, there are ways to reduce its environmental cost.

The program provides each participant with $20,000, mentorship and opportunities for collaboration. 

The climate crisis is an issue of faith as people of faith are called to care for creation, writes IIka Vega of United Women in Faith.

Amid Hurricane Ian, destruction from such storms is never equally distributed.

The EPA is opening a new office that it says will double down on environmental justice efforts.

Environmental racism is defined as environmental injustice that occurs within a racialized context both in practice and policy.

Overcoming the legacy of environmental racism will take a collective reckoning; something legislation cannot address on its own.

As part of her mandate in the Department of the Interior, Haaland is committed to leveraging the funding outlined in the bipartisan infrastructure bill to help clean up legacy pollution.

Around the region, people are filling in the gap to meet the overwhelming need of the moment.  

A pair of Facebook Live videos filmed by Kyanna Parsons-Perez showed the extent of what candle factory workers experienced in Mayfield, Kentucky when a tornado hit. But they also showed the heroic role the Black woman played during the extreme weather event.

"The plant will be an additional source of air pollution in a community of color that already has one of the highest rates of asthma hospitalizations in the state."

President Biden attending the COP25 United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow is drawing attention to the myriad ways global warming directly affects Black people.