Join two bilingual, bi-cultural physicians and Climate Health Now members for Healthy Air for All -- Time for Action, a Zoom presentation to learn how climate change and air pollution threaten our health -- and what we can do. Learn: How air … [Read more...]
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Air Watch Bay Area
Digital Platform for Reporting and Investigating Oil Refinery Pollution Staying informed about what’s in the air is a priority for Bay Area residents living near the region’s five oil refineries. As we mark the five-year anniversary of the … [Read more...]
For Discussion: System Change and Just Transition
The term “Just Transition” is becoming increasingly prevalent in discussions involving workers, climate change, and post carbon energy economics. The recent response by the United Steel Workers to 350.0rg's "Break Free" call to keep fossil … [Read more...]
Lies, Damned Lies, and the Bay Area Air Quality Management District
Our fight against extreme fossil fuels and the threat of Canadian tar sands flooding into Bay Area refineries has been a long uphill battle, with much of it centered in the airless hearing rooms of the Bay Area Air Quality Management District … [Read more...]
Passion and Persistence: Making Gains at BAAQMD, Dec. 16, 2015
At the 11/30 hearing, Air District staff committed to a full workup of the Community-Worker Proposal, including a CEQA Analysis, which would enable the Board to consider it and vote for its adoption—if we can persuade them to do so—within the 1st … [Read more...]
What is Climate Justice
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...]
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...]