Climate Justice is a global movement to redress the material inequities created by climate change. A form of environmental justice, climate justice demands the fair treatment of all people and freedom from discrimination, and requires the creation of … [Read more...]
Archives for January 2015
“What is Climate Justice?” Richmond’s Battle with Chevron (video)
“What is Climate Justice?” illustrates the concept of climate justice through the story of Richmond's political battle with Chevron in the aftermath of the 2012 refinery explosion. The 2-½ minute video mines locally-shot footage, the U.S. Chemical … [Read more...]
What is Environmental Justice?
Environmental racism is the disproportionate impact of environmental hazards on people of color (POC). In the United States, governments and industries have frequently built their factories, highways and ports in and around poor, disenfranchised and … [Read more...]