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World Environment Day 2020: Here Are Some Articles About The Intersection Of Environmental Injustice And Racism We Have Found Helpful

by: Well Made Clothes Staff | 5 months ago | News

Image: via @fash_rev, from a post about an article by @barbarapoerner of the @fash_rev_brasil team, which we have included in our list.

It’s World Environment Day today, the United Nation’s primary day for encouraging worldwide action to protest our environment.

This week we are listening, learning, and working out how we can do more. For World Environment Day, we are sharing some articles about the intersection of environmental injustice and racism, that we have found helpful to understand this issue. It is by no means comprehensive, and we welcome suggestions.

I’m a black climate expert. Racism derails our efforts to save the planet, by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson. Read here.

Black Lives Matter, by Bárbara Poerner. Read here.

Why climate action is the antithesis of white supremacy, by Rebecca Solnit. Read here.

'Racism dictates who gets dumped on': how environmental injustice divides the world, by Nina Lakhani. Read here.

Black environmentalists talk about climate and anti-racism. Read here.

Black and Green: Environmentalists and Indigenous Australia. Listen here.
(This is a broader conversation about environmentalists and Indigenous Australia, which we have found helpful.)


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