Seattle: What are your stories on environmental justice?
by Globalist Staff
We want to know: how has the environment affected communities of color and immigrant communities here in Seattle?
Sep 11, 2018
Environmental justice at center of carbon fee initiative
by Aliah Elaoud
Backers of Initiative 1631 say it was important to address the needs of the people most affected by pollution — who often are communities of color and low-income communities.
Aug 23, 2018
This Is Zero Hour Youth Climate Action March
by Globalist Staff
This Is Zero Hour is the largest youth and people of color lead climate march in history. On July 21st, youth and advocates across the country will flood the streets to advocate for legislation to demand action against climate change. We will start with a rally at Garfield Playfield, and then march to Judkins Park. […]
Jul 9, 2018
Seattle’s communities of color lack trees
by Agatha Pacheco
While Seattle aims for a goal of 30 percent urban tree coverage, the Chinatown-International District neighborhood has lagged behind other neighborhoods in getting trees.
Apr 26, 2018
Police move in on Dakota pipeline encampment
Police in North Dakota began clearing a group of Native American and environmental protesters from an encampment near an oil pipeline construction site.
Oct 27, 2016
Environmental groups split over racial, economic equity in I-732
by Martha Baskin
Groups supporting climate justice are on opposite sides over I-732. Would it hurt or help families of color who are most affected by climate change?
Oct 10, 2016
Aos Salem stays motivated to keep his neighborhood clean for younger generations
by Aos Salem
"I think about how it's going to affect them. How it's going to make them act or think in the future, having to live in a dirty dangerous environment, due to their childhood."
Mar 24, 2016
“How do we conserve and at the same time, share?”
by Deric Gruen
"How do we conserve and at the same time, share?"
Mar 12, 2016
The Duwamish Valley Youth Corps are coming for your litter
by Barbara Clabots
In South Park and Georgetown, the health impacts of pollution are real and life-threatening. But a small cadre of teens are learning to fight for environmental justice.
Mar 10, 2016
I-732 group submits signatures; critics say measure fails to do enough
by John Stang
An alternative to I-732 that would raise carbon tax revenue to help poor communities and communities of color is being planned for the November ballot.
Dec 30, 2015
Nations most at risk urge warming cap stricter than COP21 goal
Middle-income and developing nations call for more ambitious goals than what's currently on the table at the Paris Climate Change Conference, also being called COP21.
Nov 30, 2015