Environmental Accountability, Justice And Reconstruction From Russian War On Ukraine – Analysis – Eurasia Review

By Dr Jiayi Zhou and Dr Ian Anthony* Next month will mark one year since Russia began its full-scale war on Ukraine. This large-scale land invasion has had repercussions across the geopolitical, humanitarian, financial, and even food and energy domains. It has also had devastating ecological impacts.  Measurable environmental damage—valued by Ukrainian authorities at an estimated US$46Continue Reading

EPA Administrator Michael Regan arrives to an event on new national clean air standards for heavy-duty trucks near the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters on Dec. 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. Credit: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

Unprecedented federal funding will soon flow to some of the nation’s communities hardest hit by climate change, industrial pollution and racist practices like redlining. This money also presents what environmental justice advocates describe as the monumental task of ensuring those funds reach the communities most in need—namely, low-income families andContinue Reading

Weaver fire sparks $1 million WFU environmental justice grant

The January 2022 fire at the Winston Weaver fertilizer plant was a “wake-up call” that inspired a $1 million Melon Foundation grant to Wake Forest University for the creation of a program aimed at advancing environmental justice locally, the school announced this past week. The sun sets at the siteContinue Reading