Despite the grave threat of climate change and the repeated calls of the Bersihkan Indonesia Coalition, neither presidential candidate even mentioned climate change during this week’s environmental debate.
“We have to understand the emergency of the situation. Our leadership has failed us. Young people must hold older generations accountable for the mess they have created. We need to get angry, and transform that anger into action.”
– Greta Thunberg
The modern Environmental Justice Movement would not be what it is today if it were not for the African Americans who helped to shape it. This Black History Month we’re honoring the contributions of Black folks to the Environmental Justice movement.
The Rise for Climate Justice Mural Project organized the world’s largest street mural on September 8, right before world leaders gathered for the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco. Dozens of organizations and community groups were involved, painting 50 murals. Each group’s design is a response to the question, “What is one solution to climate chaos in your community?”
King’s County, the largest county in Washington state, just passed one of the strongest fossil fuel project bans in the US. Learn from 350 Seattle’s team about how they led and won a Fossil Free victory.