Green Economy and Environmental Justice

Is Climate Apartheid Inevitable?
In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, a New Yorker looks at the reality of climate apartheid as the recovery continues.

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With the California Air Resources Board set to hold its first auction of carbon emissions permits under the state’s cap-and-trade program today, recently-signed legislation finally guarantees that a significant proportion of the proceeds will benefit low-income, highly polluted communities. This is a big win for California communities of color.

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After the Storm
Suggestions for grassroots groups that will help people recover from Hurricane Sandy.

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A Win for California!
Last night, Governor Brown signed into law two bills which will authorize hundreds of millions of dollars in investments in California's most disadvantaged and polluted communities

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Governor Brown has a chance to make a real difference for California. Tell him to sign SB 535 and its partner bill AB 1532.

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In the wake of a huge fire at the Chevron Richmond Refinery, it is time to act for accountability and move towards a healthier, greener economy.

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Sorry Isn't Enough
Rhina's mom lives in Richmond where last night a fire at the Chevron refinery burned for more than 6 hours.

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We are thrilled to introduce Oakland Climate Action Coalition: A Toolkit to Create Climate Action in Your Community. This is a resource for community members, organizations, and policymakers to create a Climate Action Plan for your city.

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As the summer's extreme heat continues to make headlines, Tia looks at its too often deadly impact on poor communities and people of color.

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One simple solution to prevent school closures that would save money and be good for the planet.

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