"We cannot excuse the suffering of marginalized people as a matter of fate; it is a matter of political will," says Ashley Shelton, executive director of the Power Coalition for Equality and Justice.
A fire erupted in the Gulf of Mexico after a gas leak on Friday.
More than 100,000 people were affected by the Flint water crisis, which left as many as 12,000 with lead poisoning.
Race, not class, is the strongest predictor of whether someone will be overburdened by environmental pollution, climate disasters and other hazards.
The former president told followers on Tuesday to get out to vote because America can't afford any more consequences of climate denial.
Donald Trump tweeted a clip of the 16-year-old activist's impassioned speech at the United Nations' special meeting quipping "She seems like a very happy young girl."
Students walked out of class today in protest of a catastrophic climate crisis that threatens the health of communities and the planet.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has dedicated herself to fighting the climate crisis by lending her support to the Green New Deal and introducing the Zero Waste Act. Both are bold […]
Democratic Presidential Candidate Beto O'Rourke also spoke at length about the importance of working with communities of color when it comes to climate change.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg also named economic empowerment as a key issue.