African-American Community

Lisa Jackson Talks To Moms Clean Air Force

BY ON April 3, 2013
This was written by Diane MacEachern for Moms Clean Air Force: At the U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum on March 22nd, Lisa Jackson, the just retired Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), re-affirmed her strong support for laws and regulations that significantly...

TOPICS: Activism, African-American Community, Clean Air Rules and Regulations, Climate Change, Coal, EPA, Mercury Poisoning, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice, Toxics

Black History Month: Climate Change Is Changing Our History

BY ON February 15, 2013
Climate change is changing the history of African Americans. This may sound like a dramatic statement, but if you listened to President Barack Obama deliver the State of the Union Speech, you know I am not exaggerating. But for the sake of our children and...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Asthma, Climate Change, Economics, Heat and Extreme Weather, Latino Community, Politics, Pollution, Social Justice

A Clear-Eyed Assessment Of Climate Disruption

BY ON February 11, 2013
With dozens of states recovering from Sandy, Nemo, tornadoes, and other extreme weather, a new report out last month provides a clear-eyed assessment of what our nation has in store if it doesn’t address climate disruption now. Last month, an interagency task force released a...

TOPICS: African-American Community, Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather, Latino Community, Pollution, Renewable Energy, Social Justice

 

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