We Need To Take Climate Injustice To Court

Last week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its latest report, the last one while we still have a slender chance of preventing the worst. Such was its existential significance that the United Nations Secretary-General called it “a survival guide for humanity.” For us Pacific islanders, there is no place to hide from the climate crisis, no denying the reality we are facing.

  • Richmond Mayor announces $865,000 grant to fight climate change
    “It’s about restoring neighborhoods that have had to deal with economic and environmental injustice that has been overlooked,” said Mike Jones, Richmond City Councilor. While the program is being ...
    06/6/2023 - 11:05 pm | View Link
  • Why quoting my book on racial justice is a problem for Christian college professors
    Far-right Christians branding me and my racial injustice book 'a problem' feels frustrating. I can hear echoes of the past in their present behavior.
    06/6/2023 - 10:22 pm | View Link
  • Climate Crisis Is on Track to Push One-Third of Humanity Out of Its Most Livable Environment
    As conditions that best support life shift toward the poles, more than 600 million people are already living outside of a crucial “climate niche,” facing more extreme heat, rising food scarcity and ...
    06/6/2023 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • How activity in outer space will affect regional inequalities in the future
    Science fiction has always been a tool for processing life on Earth. Norwegian sci-fi expert Karl Kristian Swane Bambini has said that the space-bound genre is well placed to "interrogate and ...
    06/6/2023 - 6:30 am | View Link
  • Opponents of second power plant in Woodbridge say proposal is 'environmental injustice'
    Climate activists protested the construction of a natural gas power plant in Keasbey by holding a march and rally in downtown Woodbridge on Saturday.
    06/5/2023 - 10:22 pm | View Link
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  • Climate justice | Environmental Defense Fund
    Why climate and environmental justice matter: As climate change builds upon historic injustices and inequities, our climate solutions must center justice.Communities of color, low-income areas and those who live next to power plants and other polluters face the greatest risk, are hit first and worst by climate change, and suffer real environmental injustices.
    06/5/2023 - 10:45 pm | View Website
  • Injustice is everywhere, so what are our moral duties?
    For me, the issue was climate change and the group was Fossil Free MIT, whose 2014 campaign led to MIT's first Climate Action Plan. Since then, I've given talks about climate justice and addressed ...
    06/5/2023 - 1:27 pm | View Website
  • 10 Climate injustices — and how to fight them | Concern Worldwide
    10 Climate injustices — and how to fight them 1. Geographic injustice. One of the key tenets of the climate justice movement is the demonstrable fact that many of the... 2. Settler colonialism and indigenous exploitation. This is a major moment for a fact of climate change that has often... 3. ...
    06/5/2023 - 8:12 am | View Website
  • ‘Climate negotiations are inherently abusive’: campaigner Brianna Craft ...
    In these places, she says, people are five times more likely to die in climate-enhanced disasters than in the UK or in the US. Working on the climate crisis is now Craft’s full-time job, but she ...
    06/5/2023 - 6:25 am | View Website
  • What is Climate Justice? And what can we do achieve it?
    Utilizing a climate justice approach for UNICEF would include integrating children’s perspective and rights into actions, recognizing children as the most vulnerable group in the face of climate change, and reducing their vulnerability to the climate crisis.
    06/5/2023 - 1:45 am | View Website
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