Climate change is already harming peoples’ lives, but those effects are not being felt equally around the world. People in poorer countries and communities are facing the brunt of the crisis. Climate justice means balancing the scales, repairing the damage to these people’s lives but also holding those most responsible for the climate crisis to account.
As LGBTQ+ history month draws to a close, we celebrate three queer movements that fought David-and-Goliath battles – and won. It’s more important than ever for environmentalists to learn from these phenomenal activists as we continue to fight against the climate emergency.
Fossil fuel companies are agents of oppression. They continue with business as usual, knowing their business is contributing to the climate crisis, which has the greatest impact on people of colour and those in poverty. This is why I chose to intervene directly in BP’s plans to drill for new oil.
Meanwhile Burger King, KFC and McDonald's snub London meeting with leaders
Greenpeace petition, signed by more than 100,000 people, calls for a national televised debate on the climate and nature emergencies with all party leaders
For this year’s Black History Month, we are celebrating the contributions of black people around the world to the global movement for climate justice. Here are three amazing young black activists, describing how they fight for our environment in different African countries.
During Black History Month, we are celebrating the invaluable contribution of black people to the global movement for environmental justice. Here are three powerful acts of protest against environmental destruction by black activists.
During Black History Month, we celebrate US voting rights and food justice activist Fannie Lou Hamer. As well as famously advocating for civil rights in the 1960s, Hamer was a pioneer of grassroots farming cooperatives which have continued to inspire 21st century urban agriculture collectives.