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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Truck on Dirt Road

The Mountaineer State: Where Politics, a Fossil Fuel Legacy, and Fracking Converge

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Introduction The Mountaineer State is one of the most stunningly…

Permitting New Oil and Gas Wells Under the Newsom Administration

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California regulators halt well permitting after Consumer Watchdog…
Urban Drilling in Los Angeles

Impact of a 2,500′ Oil and Gas Well Setback in California

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Why does California need setbacks? A new bill proposed by California…

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