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‘You cannot talk about climate change without talking about justice,” says Alicia Pérez-Porro, PhD

Photo: www.aliciaperezporro.com


A Q&A on food justice and security with Sonali McDermid, PhD

A farmer harvests wheat crop in a field on the outskirts of Faridabad, India on April 4, 2021. Photo: MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images


People walk through MLK Park near Santa Fe and Nystrom Village neighborhoods in Richmond, California, March 23, 2021. Photos by Sarahbeth Maney for OneZero.

Black in the Time of Climate Change

Across the U.S., people of color point to a root cause: environmental racism


Author Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD, argues that it’s time to decolonize science

Photo courtesy of Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, PhD


WORDS OF WARMING

Massive power outages during the recent Texas storms exposed inequities in the energy grid that run along racial and class lines

“Words of Warming” curved around a globe with meridians, all in a big circle. The background is a blue-to-teal-to-green gradient. A radial motion blur effect and noise have been added.
“Words of Warming” curved around a globe with meridians, all in a big circle. The background is a blue-to-teal-to-green gradient. A radial motion blur effect and noise have been added.


Richmond residents have lived through a long history of environmental injustice perpetrated by the oil giant

Chevron and fire-agency crews respond to a five-gallon-per-minute petroleum product leak in the waters of Point Richmond as an absorbent boom is placed next to the Chevron Richmond Long Wharf in Richmond, California, on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021. Photo: Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images


Reengineering Life

Experts Eric Lander and Alondra Nelson will carry out an agenda focused on social justice and equality



The Color of Climate

New research links mass incarceration and increased carbon emissions

Photo illustration: “The Color of Climate” text and photos of silver handcuffs, and heat station pipes behind barbed wire
Photo illustration: “The Color of Climate” text and photos of silver handcuffs, and heat station pipes behind barbed wire
Photo illustration, images: Yury Karamanenko, Denisfilm/iStock via Getty


An attempt to pay reparations for the use of HeLa cells doesn’t go nearly far enough

Photo: skeeze/Pixabay

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