The city of Houston has sanctioned $5 million to facilitate the voluntary relocation of residents residing near the Union Pacific Railroad site, a cancer-contaminated area.
Inside Climate News reports on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) initiative to address environmental justice by awarding $12 million in grants .
The New York Times, through J. David Goodman's reporting from Houston, discusses the significant impact of artificial shortages in the Texas electricity grid .
The Haystacks Community Solar Garden, located at the Grong Grong Solar Farm, offers a unique model allowing city residents to purchase "plots" in a regional solar farm.
Published on Grist, Paul Krantz delves into the environmental impact of tire pollution, a concern exacerbated by the increasing adoption of electric vehicles (EVs).
Forbes contributor Silvio Marcacci discusses President Biden's launch of the American Climate Corps, drawing parallels with President Roosevelt's Civilian Conservation.
Two new reports highlight the global impact of wildfire smoke on air quality. One study reveals that over two billion people worldwide were exposed to fire-related air pollution.
The article discusses the profound impact of location on health equity and environmental justice. It emphasizes that where people live significantly affects their health.
Research from UC Berkeley School of Public Health reveals that despite redlining, a discriminatory lending practice being outlawed since 1968, its legacy continues.
Brazil's supreme court has voted against a proposal to restrict Indigenous land rights, a decision hailed as a historic victory for the country's Indigenous communities.
The article discusses the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) on community solar programs in the United States one year after its passage.
The Biden Administration is allocating $1 billion in grants to address "environmental injustice" by planting trees in urban areas predominantly inhabited by minorities .
The article discusses the need for President Joe Biden's American Climate Corps (ACC) to prioritize equity, especially for Black youth, drawing parallels .
In this article by Bill McKibben, published in The New Yorker on September 22, 2023, the author discusses the Biden Administration's upcoming decision.
The article discusses the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) approval of the expansion of two liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects on the Gulf Coast.