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EPA takes on three villains at once: Pollution, climate change, and racism | Grist

Read, black, and green   By Brentin Mock You may have read something recently about the air being racist, which is of course ridiculous. It is true that if you are white in America you will tend to breathe air of … Continue reading

Science of Climate Change – Water Climate and Society: Challenges in a Rapidly Changing World

University of California Television (UCTV) Published on Jan 2, 2014 (Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Explore an assessment of scientific knowledge on climate change with Lisa Jackson, Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (2009-2013); Bill Collins, Head, Climate Sciences Department, Lawrence … Continue reading

100 + Grassroots/Global Visionaries

_ (Arranged Alphabetically by Last Name) Julian Agyeman Richard Alley (+ background sources) Gar Alperovitz  (+ background sources) Miguel Altieri (background sources) Kevin Anderson (+ background sources) Ray Anderson (background sources) Sir David Attenborough (+ background sources) Andrew Bacevich ( background … Continue reading

Shale Oil – The Rush for Black Gold – 11.20.2011

energynownews Uploaded on Nov 19, 2011 One of America’s biggest energy challenges is foreign oil dependency. The U.S. imports about half the oil it uses, putting the nation’s energy security at risk and costing hundreds of billions of dollars per … Continue reading

Shale Oil – The Rush for Black Gold – 11.20.2011

energynownews Uploaded on Nov 19, 2011 One of America’s biggest energy challenges is foreign oil dependency. The U.S. imports about half the oil it uses, putting the nation’s energy security at risk and costing hundreds of billions of dollars per … Continue reading

Senators press EPA to cut ethanol mandate | Reuters

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/07/us-usa-ethanol-senate-idUSBRE8761GU20120807 (Reuters) – As the worst drought in more than 50 years withers the Midwest corn crop, 25 senators urged the Environmental Protection Agency to cut the mandate that requires fuel blenders to add grain-based ethanol to gasoline. The senators … Continue reading

Trump’s Interior Nominee Ryan Zinke Doubles Down on Coal | Alternet

He emphasized Trump’s commitment to fossil fuels while disregarding renewables and the need for climate change action. By Bobby Magill / Climate Central January 18, 2017 During his confirmation hearing Tuesday, Interior secretary nominee Ryan Zinke emphasized the incoming Trump … Continue reading

Dr Robert Bullard

Robert D. Bullard is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy in the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. He is often described as the father of environmental justice. Professor Bullard … Continue reading

Engage the Public. Preserve the Planet

USEPAgov Published on Jan 23, 2013 EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson introduces EPA’s International Public Participation Guide, an online toolkit. The Guide will help decision-makers to identify, design, and implement public participation programs that help address the environmental challenges in … Continue reading

Quarterly Envrionmental Justice Outreach Teleconference | Environmental Justice | U.S. EPA

http://www.epa.gov/environmentaljustice/events/ej-outreach-calls.html September 20, 2012 Teleconference Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Eastern time Phone Number: 1-877-744-6030 Access Code: 26293402# Overview Administrator Lisa P. Jackson has made Expanding the Conversation on Environmentalism and Working for Environmental Justice one of her top priorities. … Continue reading