Climate change and environmental justice in the news
  • The Politics of Death

    By Paola Totaro and Matthew Ponsford LONDON, June 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Each week, at least four men and women vanish without trace or are found dead, cut down in a hail of gunfire. In Cambodia, a single mother is separated from her two children, arrested and locked up...

  • We are delighted to announce our 2017 Grantees

    The Mize Family Foundation is delighted to announce our grantee docket for 2017. The passion and dedication of these extraordianry organizations is an inspiration to us each and every day. We feel incredibly fortunate the knowledge that these groups shares with us, provides us with a greater understanding of the challenges facing...

  • ELAW director: ‘Trump has just stuck his thumb in that momentum and that’s a tragedy’

    EUGENE, Ore. – Local reaction is pouring in about President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. In Eugene, the Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide is warning of the dangers of leaving the deal. ELAW director Bern Johnson says Thursday was a shocking and tragic day. He says damaging...

  • 30 WAYS TO ACT IN SOLIDARITY WITH MARGINALIZED PEOPLE

    By Anonymous  “Solidarity” is a word that gets a lot of attention these days, but what does it actually mean? This wisdom from several Seattle anarchists of color gives concrete examples of how to support our comrades. How often do you see yet another story about the current administration doing...

  • WE REMEMBER THEM AND TO THEM WE DEDICATE OUR WORK.

    THESE ARE THE NAMES OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS WHO WERE KILLED IN 2016, AS REPORTED TO FRONT LINE DEFENDERS. WE REMEMBER THEM AND TO THEM WE DEDICATE OUR WORK. BRAZIL Alexsandro dos Santos Gomes Ruan Hildebran Alysson Henrique Nivaldo Batista Cordeiro Casimiro Batista de Oliveira Genivaldo Braz do Nascimento...

  • Akili Dada – I REFUSE TO GIVE UP

    Rittah Akoth is an emerging leader from the Parklands Law Campus, Nairobi University. After attending an Akili Dada workshop for young women leaders she decided to run for student leadership in her school. Though she lost the election, she emerged a victor with key lessons in leadership. My name is...

  • African People & Wildlife Fund – New Community-based Initiative Launches

    Wildlife conservation in Africa is complex. To get it right, conservationists must work with a diverse range of partners supporting a vast number of initiatives – livestock keeping, farming, economic development, land use, health, and education to name just a few. More than a decade ago, the African People & Wildlife...

  • In the Trump Era, Nonprofits Need a New Social Contract With Foundations

    By Vu Le The nonprofit world woke up last week to a surreal and terrifying new reality, one that must force us all to operate differently. To see our nation choosing walls, divisiveness, xenophobia, and demagoguery over love, hope, diversity, and community is devastating. The people nonprofits serve felt the...

  • Puget Sound Sage: Visionary of Justice Awards

    Puget Sound Sage is excited to announce this year’s Visionary for Justice awardees, Yemane Gebremicael and the I-124 Coalition. Yemane Gebremicael A longtime member of Sage’s coalition SouthCORE, Yemane is a development economist with decades of experience in strategic planning, designing and managing social service and development programs. He is a...

  • Leadership at Work

    Green 2.0 is pleased to highlight the wealth of leaders of color, spanning different generations and sectors, in the environmental arena. This is intended as an illustrative, not exhaustive, list. The list will be updated with different list of accomplished leaders every couple of weeks. To see the full list...

  • FIMI, IFIP and AWID launches a joint report “A Call to Action: Insights Into the Status of Funding for Indigenous Women’s Groups”

    The International Indigenous Women Forum -FIMI-, is pleased to share the the report “A Call to Action: Insights Into the Status of Funding for Indigenous Women’s Groups”, a joint report promoted by the Association for Women’s Rights in Development -AWID- , the International Funders for Indigenous Peoples -IFIP- in collaboration with FIMI. The report...

  • Women in the DRC at the bottom of supply chains: the invisible reason for a legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and other business enterprises

    New report documents gender discrimination, slavery-like conditions, deterioration of reproductive health, violence, forced displacement, and sexual exploitation experienced by women in (and because of) artisanal mines in the DRC. The timely report is released few days before the second session of the intergovernmental working group on a legally binding instrument...