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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The Falcon Public Monitoring Project

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Part of the Falcon Public EIA Project In March of 2019, two…

Release: The 2019 You Are Here map launches, showing New York’s hurdles to climate leadership

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For Immediate Release Contact: Lee Ziesche, lee@saneenergyproject.org,…

An Earth Day Tribute to Bill Hughes

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In March 2019, Bill Hughes, environmental defender extraordinaire…
Frac sand mine in Wisconsin

Living on the Front Lines with Silica Sand Mines

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Guest blog by Christine Yellowthunder, an environmental activist,…
Photo by Liz Hafalia, The Chronicle

Governor Brown’s Climate Summit Heats up Political Climate

Overview California has become a battleground for real climate…
The proposed route for the Delmarva Pipeline. Map courtesy of FracTracker Alliance.

The Proposed Delmarva Pipeline: Environmental or economic justice concern?

A new plan is in the works to construct a natural gas pipeline…

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