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La equidad climática requiere mayor resiliencia ante el cambio climático en las comunidades en la primera línea de sus impactos
El informe que publica hoy la Unión de Científicos Comprometidos (UCS, por sus siglas en inglés), titulado Sobrevivir y prosperar ante el crecimiento de los mares , se enfoca en identificar...
Community-based Participatory Science is Changing the Way Research Happens—and What Happens Next
When I started working in environmental health the general rule was “the dose makes the poison.” But then new breakthroughs in endocrine disrupting chemicals turned that theory on its ear, showing...
Redefining Food Narratives: Thoughts and Reflections of a Rising Black Fooducator
I remember growing food in the third grade during garden club at Twin Oaks Community Garden in D.C. I grew onions, collard greens, and mustard greens. I’d bring my harvest home for my family to eat...
Engaging Scientists in Environmental Justice Communities
The environmental movement in this country went through a major culture shift in the 1980s, when organizers of color expanded their vision and redefined their goals. Many communities of color felt...
North Carolina Museum Bans Screening of Film “Shored Up” – Is the Political Climate a Factor?
Over the past few days I’ve had to consider the definition of several words that haven’t been part of my daily vocabulary, the biggest one being the word ‘banned.’ I’m the director of the documentary...
How Accurate are Future Projections of Climate Change? A Look at Past IPCC Reports Provides Some Answers
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has established a strong track record for projecting the future consequences of climate change. Though the process for producing the report can...
Creating the IPCC: How to Speak Truth to Power
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is unlike any other scientific body in the world. Its reports, which help set the agenda for international climate policy negotiations, are...