By Adrienne L. Hollis, PhD, JD — Chisholm Legacy Project Advisory Committee As children, our kinfolks, particularly the women – mothers, grandmothers, aunts, cousins and others, shared their sage wisdom and customs with us; about safety, love, intelligence, community, the environment and more. That wisdom and knowledge and those beliefs and customs, passed from generation to generation,…
Today we are excited to release our report on the intersection of gender justice and climate justice! We began this research when some of us noticed a pointed silence around the issues of women, femmes, and gender diverse people in the climate justice arena, while others were noticing that folks were woefully unaware of the…
The Smile Trust, with the support of the Movement for Black Lives, is releasing the 2021 Arctic Blast Report, which analyzes how the fossil-fuel industry created the perfect storm that left Black people across Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi living in dire, inhumane conditions.
Climate change is a climate emergency. This is even more imperative for communities of color and low/no income communities, including communities in the Global South – all of whom bear the brunt of extreme weather conditions. As mentioned in past blogs, historic racism is at the root of the problems and threats – very real threats – faced by these communities and countries.
Today, I am attending the 2021 Global Conference on Health and Climate Change, with special focus on Climate Justice and the Healthy and Green Recovery from COVID-19.
As week one of COP 26 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the accomplishments and failures of the negotiations.
An important issue that is generating a lot of talk and attention, as well it should, is loss and damages from climate change and climate finance.
Science has sounded the alarm and climate activists have converged in Glaskow to respond and administer emergency triage until our global leaders can perform the necessary transitional operations to repair the damage done to our atmosphere.
By Adrienne L. Hollis, PhD, JD — Chisholm Legacy Project Advisory Committee I will be attending COP26 this year. It is my first attendance at a COP event. More information on the COP can be found on the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the UNFCCC)’s webpage. Suffice it to say that this is where…