Future Human
Published in

Future Human

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day Is a Step Toward Climate Justice

For Indigenous people, climate change is an existential crisis

Young activists protest the approval of permits to build the Dakota Access Pipeline on the steps of the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. on August 26, 2016. Photo: Pacific Press/Getty Images

Today marks Columbus Day in most places in the United States, but a growing number of states (eight, plus D.C.) are choosing to officially recognize it as Indigenous Peoples Day instead. First proposed in 1977, the holiday is meant to honor the…




Future Human is a science publication from Medium about the survival of our species. It is run by the OneZero editorial team, which also publishes stories about major forces in technology through its namesake publication and stories about gadgets on Debugger.

Recommended from Medium

Words I read that touched me

How CropIn is Impacting The Maize Value Chain in the EU and Latin American Markets

Minimalist Christmas Gifts for an Eco-friendly 2020

Dual-Use Solar Farms for Developing Countries

Increasing Ocean Acidification


From Watershed Development to Ecosystem-based Adaptation: A journey to systemic resilience

Biden’s COVID Relief Plan Hints at a Way to Tackle Climate Change

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

More from Medium

In America, Grief Runs Thicker than Water

Climate Justice: Four Things COP27 Must Achieve  The first ministerial meeting since COP26 is…

Public Perspective of Climate Change

Holistic solutions: environmental civil society in an often apathetic world