Results related to “climate justice”
by Imara Jones on November 15 2012, 9:24AM
Those who can least bear the brunt of climate change are those feeling its consequences most acutely, both in the U.S. and abroad. But both the “climate gap” and climate change are fixable.
by Imara Jones on July 31 2012, 9:35AM
The problem starts with the very thing we use to measure prosperity: GDP. The seemingly arcane data point is leading us into darkness.
by Michelle Chen on December 13 2010, 11:36AM
Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen says the Mexico deal only looks like progress because expectations are so low.
Topics: Global Justice
by Roberto Lovato on December 3 2010, 10:06AM
As world leaders gather for climate talks on one side of town, Roberto Lovato visits the other, where the turmoil of climate change threatens hearts and minds, too.
by Michelle Chen on April 22 2010, 5:50PM
It’s fitting that migration has been a major focus at the World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth, which brought thousands from all around the world to gather and discuss the racial, socioeconomic and…
A global movement is building strength. Meet some of its most dynamic leaders in a ColorLines slideshow from the World People’s Conference on Climate Change.
by Rinku Sen on December 16 2009, 1:24PM
Originally published on The Huffington Post Negotiations have resumed in Copenhagen after a walkout by the African delegation on Monday. African governments were concerned with the lack of commitment by rich country governments to reducing their own emissions. This follows…
by Michelle Chen on December 15 2009, 9:36AM
The impasse in Copenhagen underscores just how interconnected, and perhaps collectively doomed, we all are in the face of global climate change. And like the rapid currents of trade coursing around the globe, environmental destruction is reshaping the flow…
by Debayani Kar on December 14 2009, 1:18PM
Climate justice activists from around the U.S. led by communities of color were part of the 100,000-strong protest march in Copenhagen this past Saturday. Not surprisingly, such a vibrant display of civil society’s power was responded to with more than…
Topics: Global Affairs
by Debayani Kar on December 7 2009, 11:00AM
There’s so much to say about the climate change negotiations beginning in Copenhagen, Denmark today, that there is almost nothing left to be said. We have been facing and continue to face a threat to our planet and way of…