Children of the Drought
 

Children of the Drought

New America Media / BOOM, First Person, Reyna Olaguez, Posted: Jan 16, 2015

Today, that water is no longer there. The once lush green trees are dying. Families no longer cool off in the river. Only the memories remain.

 

Four Reasons Why Keystone XL Pipeline Is a Goner

 

New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 06, 2015

Here are four reasons why the pipeline might never be built: Climate change, politics, and of course, the price of oil.

 

Disasters and Triumphs: 10 Major Environmental Stories in Indian Country During 2014

 

Indian Country, News Report, Staff, Posted: Dec 30, 2014

The 10 most prominent environmental stories of 2014 constituted a wide range of events—extreme weather, natural disasters, major administrative decisions and potent activism. Some of the issues were ongoing. Others surfaced for the first time. And still others rose from a slow burn to a sudden burst of headlines.

 

Diversifying the Green Movement - A Call to Action From Green 2.0

 

New America Media, Video, Video by Rebekah Purcell/Carlos Vargas; Text by Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Dec 23, 2014

Environmental leaders, activists and reporters gathered for the “Breaking The Green Ceiling” forum to discuss bringing greater diversity to the movement.

 

Detroit Residents Complain of Health Effects of Breathing in Toxins

 

Arab American News, News Report, Natasha Dado, Posted: Dec 16, 2014

The Sierra Club reports that one company, DTE Energy, is responsible for 85 percent of sulfur dioxide emissions in Wayne County, Mich.

 

EPA Administrator: Enviro Groups Must ‘Reflect Communities They Serve’

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Dec 12, 2014

Operating without a diverse workplace, said the EPA administrator, is like 'having our arms tied behind our backs.'

 

Dearborn Environmental Groups Seek to Overturn Controversial Emissions Permit

 

Arab American News, News Feature, Natasha Dado, Posted: Dec 08, 2014

The South End of Dearborn and Southwest Detroit is the most polluted area in all of Michigan.

 

No ‘Executive Action’ for Environmental Migrants

 

New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Dec 06, 2014

Global migration experts say the number of cross-border “environmental migrants” is certain to grow, with little to no legal framework for absorbing them.

 

A Renter Weighs the Pros and Cons of Earthquake Coverage

 

New America Media, Commentary, Summer Chiang, Posted: Nov 20, 2014

One commentator says that although she lives in a place where earthquakes are the norm, she rarely thinks about preparing for the next big one.

 

Rosebud Sioux Tribe Calls House Keystone XL Passage an 'Act of War'

 

Indian Country Today, News Report, Staff, Posted: Nov 18, 2014

Calling the U.S. House of Representatives vote for the Keystone XL pipeline an “act of war,” the Rosebud Sioux Tribe has vowed to block the project from crossing its lands.

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