Social Issues Related to Energy

In 1970, the first Earth Day brought twenty million Americans to the streets to advocate for a healthy environment, laying the grounds for the modern climate justice movement. Explore issues related to Environmental Justice, resistance, activism, and stewardship in the articles and maps below.

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Pump jack in Lost Hills, Kern County, CA.

Recommendations for an EIR to prioritize Kern County Frontline Communities

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Kern County Environmental Impact Report As we have discussed…
Image courtesy of Lois Bower-Bjornson from the Clean Air Council.
Foreign Trade Zone Sign Feature

Industry Targets Peaceful Protest via “Critical Infrastructure” Legislation

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By Ted Auch, PhD, Great Lakes Program Coordinator and Shannon…

Systematic Racism in Kern County Oil and Gas Permitting Ordinance

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Kern County, California has approved at least 18,356 illegal…
North Brooklyn Pipeline demographics map

New Yorkers mount resistance against North Brooklyn Pipeline

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By Kim Fraczek (Sane Energy Project), with input and mapping…
Bald Eagle flying

Happy Earth Day

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What difficult times. The pandemic is beyond our common experience.…

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