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
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
- Climate justice can’t happen without racial justice, David Lammy (video 9:32)
- Report Environmental Racism in St. Louis by the Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic at Washington University (pdf, 1mb)
- National Black Environmental Justice Network
- Community in the Time of Climate Crisis. Local actions by a Black, Latinx, Indigenous working class community to close Brookhaven Landfill. (vIdeo 23 min or text)
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.