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Voting Rights Are Fundamental to Democracy and Climate Justice

  • equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
A group of people sitting at desks separated by white dividers with the United States flag on them.
  • equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice

Innovative US Bill Tackles Climate Change, Local Pollution and Economic Inequality

  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy
Smoke coming out of a factory on a cloudy day.
  • Climate
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • climate policy

Unpacking the US CLEAN Future Act

  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation
The United States Capitol Building at night.
  • Buildings
  • coronavirus
  • net zero
  • climate policy
  • climate legislation
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • Energy Access
  • energy efficiency
  • environmental justice
  • GHG emissions
  • renewable energy
  • transportation

COVID-19 Bailouts Should Target Oil and Gas Workers and Communities, Not Companies

  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States
Two workers walking to a natural gas fracking operation. Photo by Justin Woolford/Flickr.
  • Energy
  • Economics
  • coronavirus
  • economy
  • environmental justice
  • natural gas
  • oil and gas
  • United States
Initiatives
Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.

How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification"

  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr
  • Climate Equity
  • adaptation
  • cities
  • environmental justice
  • people-oriented cities
Insights

What Does Water Have to Do with National Security?

  • Aqueduct
  • maps
  • us policy
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
People loading truck
  • Aqueduct
  • maps
  • us policy
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
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Guacamole Coasts: Not Just Florida, Not Just Now

  • eutrophication
  • maps
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • eutrophication
  • maps
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
  • stormwater
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

5 Images Explain Why the Alberta Forest Fires Are So Hard to Stop

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps
forest fire in Alberta, Canada
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • global forest watch
  • maps
Insights

Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk

Zooming In: The Real Reasons for Tree Cover Loss and Gain in Minnesota’s Oak Savanna

  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • restoration
Oak trees in Minnesota.
  • tree cover loss
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • restoration

3 Trends in US Wildfires

  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • United States
Fire northwest of Fairbanks, AK. Photo by USFS/Flickr
  • wildfires
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • United States

ADVISORY: New Online Platform on Indigenous and Community Territories to Help Secure Land Rights Worldwide

  • maps
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • resource rights
  • maps
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • resource rights

Tree Cover Loss Spikes in Russia and Canada, Remains High Globally

  • Forests
  • data
  • global forest watch
  • maps
Forest fire in Banff, Canada. Photo by Sarah Lindstrom/Flickr
  • Forests
  • data
  • global forest watch
  • maps

STATEMENT: Global Forest Watch Wins UN Big Data Climate Challenge Prize

  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps
  • International Climate Action
  • Forests
  • data
  • deforestation
  • maps

Tar Sands Threaten World’s Largest Boreal Forest

  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
Canada’s boreal forests feature mountain ranges; forested plains, bogs, and peatlands; coniferous and mixed forests; and millions of waterways. Photo credit: Ken Owen, Flickr
  • deforestation
  • Forests
  • maps
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas

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