Environmental Justice

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5 Climate Week Themes to Know

It’s Climate Week! From our vast lands to our deep oceans, the more we know about our ecosystems, the better we can respond to climate change. It’s hard to believe, … Read more

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Building Detroit’s Green Future, One Faith Community at a Time

The historic building that houses Gesu Catholic School is nearly a century old. It spans 97,000 square feet on two blocks in the west side of Detroit, a magnificent presence … Read more

Celebrating History by Fighting for Our Democracy and Our Environment

As we celebrated the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington this past weekend, it is a critical time to reflect on the progress we’ve made and the fight that … Read more

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Carbon Removal Meets Environmental Justice: A Fellow’s Perspective

Set up in their on-site warehouse, company leadership gathered perhaps fifty people, myself included, around a large presentation screen to show what went into building and deploying their climate-saving direct … Read more

The Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute Brings Environmental Justice to Youth

In an urban setting 5 miles south of downtown Atlanta, we walked under the shaded canopy of trees to visit Grandfather Beech. Standing tall and proud at over one hundred … Read more

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First Year of Climate Law Shows Progress and Promise

One year ago, on August 16 2022, President Biden signed into law the most transformative investments in fighting climate change, environmental justice, and resource conservation ever. While much of the … Read more

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Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni: Nearly 1 Million Acres of Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon Safeguarded

On August 8, 2023, President Biden used the Antiquities Act to designate the Baaj Nwaavjo I’tah Kukveni – Ancestral Footprints of the Grand Canyon National Monument in northern Arizona. The … Read more

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Earth Tomorrow: Houston Brings Environmental Justice to High School Student Leaders

Young Leaders at Earth Tomorrow Summer Institute With support from the Friedkin Group, this summer, a cohort of 25 high-school students across 14 different schools in the Greater Houston Area … Read more

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Enlisting farms, fields, and forests in the fight against climate change, part 1

Part 1: Enhancing equity and environmental justice Working lands and the people who steward them are facing dire threats from climate change—but they’re also uniquely poised to take a leadership … Read more

Flooding at the Bad River meander where the Line 5 pipeline is located.

Bad River Band Responds to Line 5 Shutdown Order

Court orders Line 5 to cease operation within the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians’ Reservation in three years A federal court on June 16th ordered … Read more