While TV pundits and politicians continue to debate the existence of climate change, the impacts of the crisis continue to worsen, threatening the lives and livelihoods of poor and vulnerable people across the world.
Blog — Climate Justice
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
On my tour of Alabama's tornado ravaged communities, I heard stories of triumph and stories of tragedy, stories of miracles and many stories of resilience.
The NAACP will hold a series of Gulf Financial Counseling Fairs this week in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida to assist people with claims related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
In response to the disturbing information crossing my desk about the disproportionate dumping of oiled waste from the BP Oil Drilling Disaster in communities of color, I called our friend at the EPA.
Historically Black College and Universities from the five Gulf Coast States convened at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana, to discuss the engagement of HBCUs in planning and executing a research agenda on the oil drilling disaster, as well as ongoing sustainability in the Gulf region.