Climate Action Now! Climate Justice

The negative impacts of climate and environmental degradation often fall most heavily on marginalized peoples in this country and around the world. Climate justice is a subset of environmental justice.

Presenter: Climate Action Now! and End Racism teams

Presentation slides (pdf, 200k)
Key points from presentation and breakout groups (pdf, 252k; image, 226k)

ACTIONS – Climate Justice

  • Watch the PBS series “My World Too” showcasing sustainable living practices from around the World
  • Make a environment/climate justice sign and participate in BLM protest (16-May and then every second Sunday, from 1-2 pm, in front of the Society)
  • Read about and contribute to the Solutions Project
  • Discuss the relationship between the climate change and race with your friends and family
  • Take the Environmental Justice self study program from Washington University
  • Learn about and participate in programs from “Just Moms STL” about Bridgeton’s West Lake landfill superfund site

Related Links

CAN! materials

These materials have been prepared by the Society’s CAN! (Climate Action Now!) team. This post and its links do not express or imply an endorsement by the Ethical Society of St. Louis or its leadership.