Environmental Justice

Guest Post: At Young Leaders Assembly, ‘Doers’ Look to the Future of Conservation

Crystal Webb joined the NWF Southeast Regional Center in 2011 as Oil Spill Response Manager.  Prior to coming to NWF she was in management consulting focusing her practice in organizational … Read more

From Theory to Practice: Integrating Equity in Smart Growth

The 10th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference (www.newpartners.org) held in Charlotte in February was a testament to the importance and urgency of placing equity and inclusion at the … Read more

EPA Holds Clean Air Act Listening Sessions

The National Wildlife Federation was one of several groups testifing yesterday in support of the Environmental Protection Agency taking reasonable action to reduce carbon pollution. The “listening session” is one … Read more

Jaime Matyas Supports Environmental Education On Capitol Hill

NWF’s Executive Vice President and COO Jaime Matyas contributes from Washington, on the day of her testimony before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science & Related Agencies. … Read more

Pathways Out of Poverty

Tabari Morris, a 34-year-old Northern California resident, says he was doing janitorial work before he heard about a unique opportunity from his brother-in-law. “I was thinking, I need a real … Read more

St. Thomas University Prepares Lawyers to Take on Environmental Issues

A small but steadily growing legal discipline is training lawyers to defend one of the world’s most underrepresented clients: the environment. Though several law schools have added legal certificates or … Read more

Environmental Justice Takes Center Stage at Power Shift ’09 Opening Session

Power Shift, a conference and lobby event that aimed to bring 10,000 young people to the Capitol to take action on climate change and environmental degradation, took a turn for … Read more

Blind Justice and Global Warming

Back in the days when Congress acted responsibly toward the environment, it passed the Clean Air Act to protect all American’s health and safety. Since that day, almost all of … Read more