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[OP-ED] Environmental Justice Begins with Understanding how Climate Change Impacts African American Communities

Air pollution is the number one environmental cause of death across the world, causing more…

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GASPING FOR AIR:Climate Change and the Black Community

The struggle of people of color for equality in the 20th century has become a…

Polluters Play Fake ‘Race Card’ Against Obama’s Climate Plan

After years of foot-dragging by his predecessors and Congress, President Obama is taking on the…

climate change

Blacks Don’t Care About Climate ChangeFact or Fiction?

“Barack Obama might be the only Black person on the planet who cares about climate…

Climate Change: It’s Time to Pay Attention

Last year was the hottest year on record in the United States. Approximately one-third of the…

Are African-Americans More Vulnerable to Climate Change?

This weekend, major urban areas of the northeast United States experienced an epic blizzard. This follows…

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Lisa Jackson, First-Ever Black EPA Head, to Step Down

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson, the first-ever African-American to hold that post, announced Thursday…