When a lot of us hear about climate change we might think, "Well, I like the polar bears as much as the next person, but there are definitely more pressing issues to work on in our communities than worrying about some melting ice near Antarctica!"
Blog — Climate Justice
On Friday, July 10 NAACP president and CEO sent a letter to British Petrolium CEO Tony Haward blasting the company for endangering communities of color in it's response to the oil spill disaster.
On Monday, June 14 NAACP President & CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous joined Dr. Ernest Johnson, president of the Louisiana state conference, along the Gulf Coast to monitor the environmental and human cost of the devastating BP oil spill.
Van Jones is an American treasure. He is quite simply one of the few Americans in recent years to have generated powerful new ideas that are creating more jobs here.
While the discourse on global climate change often focuses on the impacts on wildlife or faraway places, it also has a direct and profound impact on communities at home in the United States, particularly on communities of color.