Tagged: environmental justice

Environmental Racism

By Miguel De La Torre We are called by God to be good stewards of the earth. Unfortunately, racism gets in the way. Environmental racism, defined as the link between the degradation of the environment and...

No Boom without Bust

Against Enormous Odds, an Activist Fights Fracking in His Hometown by Aaron Foltz In many ways Williamsport, Pa., (pop. 29,304) is the perfect American city. Nestled into a river valley, it’s the town where...

Planting the Future

Reforestation Addresses Poverty at the Roots, One Tree at a Time by Tim Høiland On the surface, it may appear that planting trees and caring for the poor are two separate undertakings. But when...

Green Comes in Many Shades: Stefan Moss

by Kristyn Komarnicki While rarely front and center in media coverage of all things green, people of color are an essential and growing part of the environmental movement. Meet three people—a journalist, a scientist,...

Apocalypse Now?

by Jonathan A. Moo and Robert S. White North Idaho is a thinly settled region of forests, lakes, and mountains narrowly separating the states of Washington and Montana in the northwestern United States. Known...