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

Opinion

Well-meaning federal processes haven't become well-doing.

Climate & Environment

Black and brown people are already disproportionately exposed to elevated levels of poor air quality.

'Small Doses' host Amanda Seales explores "green colonialism" and how climate change harms certain communities more than others.

Climate & Environment

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.

Opinion

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

Nation

"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."

Micheal Regan, Joe Biden's pick to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, is uniquely qualified to tackle environmental racism and justice from Day 1.

Ex-Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who was in office during what's become known as the Flint Water Crisis, was officially indicted for his role in the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in 2014 and 2015.

The ”Climate Strike” may have been inspired by a white Swedish woman, but statistics show that climate change disproportionately affects Black people and communities of color more so than their whiter counterparts.

A new Princeton University study links childhood asthma and residential segregation.