Day: November 9, 2019

Why Didn’t More Candidates Show Up for Environmental Justice?

“We thank everyone who showed up,” said Michele Roberts of the Environmental Justice Health Alliance during her opening remarks for the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice on Friday.“And for those who didn’t, catch up.”The forum, a three-hour discussion of climate change and its disproportionate impact on vulnerable communities, was historic, necessary, eye-opening, and—I hate…

Save the Planet (Except the Babies)

Airline tycoon Richard Branson (L) and former U.S. vice-president Al Gore hold a globe in central London February 9, 2007. (Kieran Doherty/Reuters) A group of scientists advocates creepy, dystopian solutions to the world’s environmental problems.More than 11,000 scientists from 153 countries have declared a climate emergency, warning in a new report that “untold human suffering”…