Blog — Climate Justice
"Bridging the Gap: Connecting Black Communities to the Green Economy" will take place on April 15th from 8am to 10pm in Washington, DC.
Jaqui Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, delivered a powerful training last week.
Jaqui Patterson presented a training about environmental issues in Region VI.
Maryland Governor Martin O' Malley held a press conference at the Maryland State House to introduce the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013.
The NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice department attended a "pray-in" for climate with several organizations, including Interfaith Moral Action on Climate.
The sooner we address the issue of air pollution caused by incinerators and coal-fired plants the closer we’ll get to making real progress on global warming.
Clean air is a civil and human right.
Coal Blooded: Putting Profits Before People studies 378 coal-fired plants and how these plants affect low-income communities and communities of color.
NAACP State Conferences across the country have taken up the fight for climate justice.
The NAACP and Texas Southern University will holding an emergency summit to examine widespread environmental, economic and climate injustice throughout the south, July 6 and 7 in Houston.
The NAACP Environmental & Climate Justice Department will host a Twitter townhall to call for Carbon Pollution Standards -- join in at the hashtag #NoCO2 on Monday, June 25 from 7-8 PM EST.
Our climate-justice expert offers a creative way to avoid contaminating the air we breathe.
The NAACP has partnered with Global Green USA in its "Green School Makeover" competition. Global Green will award one lucky K-12 school a $65,000 cash prize for an innovative green school project.
Today, a new challenge faces communities of color everywhere, and that challenge lies at the intersection of a global environmental, health, and poverty crises. This challenge that we are talking about is climate change, which disproportionately affects communities of color no matter where they are located.
Watch the powerful testimony of NAACP Dupage County Illinois Branch President Reverend Theresa Dear on EPA Mercury and Air Toxics Standards