Tagged with environmental justice

The Fossil Fuel Resistance: Enter the Citizens

The Fossil Fuel Resistance: Enter the Citizens

According to the Huffington Post, the 2013 hurricane season looks just as worrisome as the 2012 season: nine hurricanes predicted, four of which will be major, and 18 named storms. Meanwhile according to Bill McKibben, people’s refusal to accept to climate destabilization is finally taking on storm proportions in the form of a fossil fuel … Continue reading

Dr. King and the Power of Fierce Compassion

Dr. King and the Power of Fierce Compassion

When I think about the climate crisis, and the movement experiencing successes and setbacks in an attempt to rally the world to do something about it, I find myself thinking about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Many scholars acknowledge that King and other civil rights leaders who supported the sanitation workers’ strike in Memphis in … Continue reading

All You Climate Change People

All You Climate Change People

While debate moderators¬†may not have seen fit to ask the presidential candidates how they’ll deal with climate change, Hurricane Sandy, which has already killed 69 people¬†in the Carribean at the time of writing, will give them another chance. I doubt they’ll take it, just as George Bush refused to seize the opportunity after Hurricane Katrina, … Continue reading