The Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income families keep homes cool in the summer and warm in winter — and is one small step in addressing environmental justice in the United States.
Drought and extreme weather events caused by climate change are releasing lead and toxins in our soil into the air and environment — and minority and low-income communities are being disproportionately impacted.
As a result of environmental racism and policies like redlining, urban heat islands disproportionally affect low-income, non-white city neighborhoods. The daily temperature may seem like a mundane and immovable part of our daily lives, but in many cases, it’s affected by circumstances that are within our control. In fact, temperature can vary greatly from place […]
We’re celebrating the Black environmental heroes fighting for environmental and climate justice.
If confirmed, Michael Regan would be the first African American man to lead the Environmental Protection Agency.