Environmental Protests In England Spark Moral Debate On SUVs

Insulate Britain activists block a road in England.Photo: DANIEL SORABJI/AFP (Getty Images) An environmental activist group called Insulate Britain, a subset of the larger environmental movement Extinction Rebellion, have been staging protests across the United Kingdom. These protests often involve blocking major roadways, especially those that connect to large metropolitanContinue Reading

Environmental Justice: A Legislative and Regulatory Update | Pillsbury - Gravel2Gavel Construction & Real Estate Law

Environmental Justice, as an urgent policy priority of the Federal Government, dates back to 1994, and President Clinton’s issuance of Executive Order 12898. This order directed federal agencies to identify and address, as appropriate, “the disproportionately high and adverse human health and environment effects of its many programs, policies, andContinue Reading

Diesel trucks are causing environmental injustice across US cities

Low-income people of color in the U.S. are exposed to 28% more nitrogen dioxide (NO2) in the air they breathe compared to their wealthier white counterparts, a new study using satellite measurements reports. The researchers find this is largely caused by the distribution of diesel truck routes, which has longContinue Reading

Applications Are Open For Marijuana-Funded California Cultivator Environmental Clean-Up Grants, State Announces

“There are a ton of paper records. Courts we know are dealing with that in various ways.” By Alexander Lekhtman, Filter Nearly five years after California voters legalized marijuana, potentially hundreds of thousands of residents still have publicly available cannabis-related criminal records that the law requires to be sealed—even thoughContinue Reading

Dax Dasilva Launches Environmental Alliance, Age of Union, with Pledge of $40 Million and Projects in Five Countries

Tech leader and environmental activist inspires global change through a visionary non-profit that will fund critical conservation actions around the world MONTREAL, Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Age of Union, a non-profit environmental alliance creating a global community of changemakers, launches today with a pledge of $40 million and debutContinue Reading

How the West’s obsession with fast fashion compounds an environmental nightmare in Ghana

Inside the bustling Kantamanto market in Accra, Ghana, shoppers head to the largest, secondhand clothing market in Africa, teeming with thousands of people hawking their goods.  Traders conduct their business in densely packed wooden stalls bursting at their seams with large bales of used clothing — from underwear to shirts and jeans — withContinue Reading