Federal transportation policy should focus on reducing per capita driving and supporting more dense development, including with expanded public transit and passenger rail.
The Biden administration must strengthen the implementation of the National Environmental Policy Act within 100 days of taking office in order to ensure that federal infrastructure investments result in an equitable and just clean energy future.
California’s environmental justice mapping tool offers clear lessons for identifying and targeting benefits to disadvantaged communities.
Anti-immigrant rhetoric stemming from discredited pseudoscience has evolved into an extreme right-wing greenwashing effort that the modern conservation movement is right to reject.
In its efforts to protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and ocean by 2030, the federal government has an obligation to acknowledge tribal sovereignty and support Indigenous-led conservation.
The magnitude of risks facing the U.S. economy mean that the federal budget process can no longer ignore climate concerns.
A modernized Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) would be a useful tool to effectively address climate resilience and environmental racism in low-income communities of color.
The urgency of the climate crisis requires day one executive action to restore scientific integrity and rebuild the federal climate science apparatus.
A healthy U.S. ocean requires both sustainable fisheries management and marine protected areas.
Candidates from states with existing climate commitments won in the 2020 election and will bring lessons from this state-level climate action to Washington.
Investing in equitable, healthy, and climate change-ready communities is essential to ensure a just economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Amid the deadly threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientists have detailed how the ongoing threat of climate change is expected to worsen in the future, highlighting the need for state leaders to accelerate actions to provide access to pollution-free energy and build healthy climate change-ready communities.
Protecting 30 percent of U.S. lands by 2030 is a necessary step to protect and expand American’s carbon sink.
In its next COVID-19 relief package, Congress must include specific environmental justice provisions to ensure equitable access to safe, clean drinking water and sanitation services.
People of color, families with children, and low-income communities are most likely to be deprived of the benefits that nature provides.