Climate change is real. 

That may sound like a superfluous statement but unfortunately, due to the rapid spread of online disinformation from detractors, it has to be said.  

So much so, Pinterest has launched a new misinformation policy to combat the perpetuation of false and misleading claims about climate change and its effects on their platform, and hopefully others. They are the first to do so. This recent move comes as no surprise to those that have been fully dedicated to sustainability work and furthering climate mitigation and avoidance. 

Although other groups have often been the face of this movement, Black environmentalists have made significant contributions to help prevent further escalation of the climate crisis among other issues that greatly affect the world’s ecosystem. After all, we are all sharing the same planet. 

Here are some badass Black women environmentalists that are changing the world, literally.