Climate Change

"After studying the issue of climate change impacts on infrastructure for two decades, with climate projections getting worse, not better, I believe addressing the multiple challenges to the nation’s infrastructure requires systemic change," writes civil engineer Paul Chinowsky.

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

Heat is the most frequent climate-related killer in the United States, with more deaths associated with it than tornadoes, floods and cold temperatures.

Speaking for around 20 minutes during the Hall County GOP Picnic, Walker made several other wild statements, including claiming Warnock was trying to "bully him" out of the race.

Few people recognize the trauma that can arise from living through a natural disaster that is worsened by climate change and policy inaction.

The HBCU Community will come together for the Eighth Annual HBCU Climate Change Conference next week.

Rihanna has donated $15M to a collective of nonprofits centered on climate justice.

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.

It is not just intimidation at the polls or election administrators removing voters from the rolls that count toward limiting the franchise. It is also the combination of displacement following natural disasters and election officials refusing to accommodate impacted voters.

A new EPA report confirmed that Black people face the highest risk of deaths from the effects of climate change that result in high temperatures and natural disasters not unlike Hurricane Ida.

Senior Advisor to the president, Cedric Richmond, said the bipartisan infrastructure framework was designed to address issues disproportionately impacting Black and other communities of color.

Brenda Mallory, the first Black chair of the Council on Environmental Quality, says new guidance for the Justice40 Initiative gives federal agencies a framework for ensuring historically underinvested communities receive at least 40% of the benefits from climate change and clean energy projects.