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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


Words of Warming

Environmental and climate justice groups have broadened the definition of a term originally used by trade unions

Definition of just transition


Words of Warming

The Biden administration has pledged to address it through federal funding and a new White House council

Definition of environmental racism


The Phoenix

White nationalism gave us the climate emergency. Now, it’s our biggest obstacle.

Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images


Chinese American physicist Xiaoxing Xi with symbols of the U.S. and Chinese flags, formulas, and prison bars over his photo.
Chinese American physicist Xiaoxing Xi with symbols of the U.S. and Chinese flags, formulas, and prison bars over his photo.
Photo illustration, sources: Hans Neleman, Robert Brook/Science Photo Library, Gualtiero Boffi/EyeEm via Getty Images

Ethnically Chinese scientists are fighting a long history of U.S. persecution


The Color of Climate

For some activists, the Great American Outdoors Act isn’t all that great

Oil and chemical refinery plants cover the landscape next to Black communities along the Mississippi River near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photo illustration. Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis News/Getty Images

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