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12th Annual Groundwater Festival
May 9, 2019
The Water Replenishment District (WRD) will host the 12th annual Groundwater Festival on Saturday May 4, 2019 at the WRD Headquarters in Lakewood from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ... read more »
Our Planet is Melting. Who Cares?
February 15, 2019
Our world is melting. Glaciers are disappearing. Oceans are rising. Lowlands (mostly populated by low income and Black people) are disappearing. And, before Democrats took power in this term, few other than Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New Green Deal have been able to address matters of climate change and, in the words of the New Poor People's Campaign, "ecological devastation." ... read more »
Why I am an Environmentalist
January 17, 2019
It is not just about the beauty of nature—although I appreciate that, too. ... read more »
COMMENTARY: Living in America While Being Black Under the Trump Regime 
January 3, 2019
“The buying power of the African American community is $1.1 trillion, but it only circulates 6 hours in our community, and the Asians keep a dollar in their community 120 times longer than African Americans. The Jewish keep the dollar in their community for 20 days, and the dollar in the White community circulates 17 days.”  ... read more »
Jury awards $289M to man who blames Monsanto’s Roundup for cancer
August 16, 2018
Dewayne Johnson’s lawsuit was the first of thousands of cases filed in state and federal courts alleging that Roundup causes cancer, which Monsanto denies. ... read more »
How California’s Energy Efficiency is Helping Communities of Color
April 19, 2018
With over 2 million African Americans living in California, 4.6 percent unemployment accounts for an additional 82,600 people back at work. And a significant part of California’s vibrant economy is the state’s smart energy strategy, which has created hundreds of jobs in recent years. ... read more »
SCAQMD Hosts Series of Community Meetings on New Measures Aimed at Reducing Pollution Exposure in Environmental Justice Communities
February 23, 2018
SCAQMD Hosts Series of Community Meetings on New Measures Aimed at Reducing Pollution Exposure in Environmental Justice Communities ... read more »
Cape Town In Survival Mode As Water Supplies Are Near Zero
February 6, 2018
Cape Town In Survival Mode As Water Supplies Are Near Zero ... read more »
Ghana Begins Water Rationing Shortage Grips Nation
February 6, 2018
Ghana Begins Water Rationing Shortage Grips Nation ... read more »
Nairobi Welcomes Delegates To Major U.N. Forum On The Environment
December 6, 2017
Workshops chaired by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) center on health consequences from pollution. ... read more »
City of Carson Files Countersuit against Oil Company
November 9, 2017
The company further alleges that the city ignored Tesoro/Andeavor's environmental concerns about the project. ... read more »
Tanzania Greenlights Hydrolelctric Plant In World Heritage Game Reserve
September 5, 2017
The Energy and Minerals Ministry said it expected construction of the power plant to be completed within three years. ... read more »
Leaders Come Under Fire As Death Toll From Mudslide Tops 600
August 23, 2017
This week, a report by the authoritative Amnesty International was released, backing his concerns. ... read more »
Harry Grammer Creates a New Earth for Incarcerated Youth 
August 3, 2017
New Earth is helping incarcerated teens transition back into their community.    ... read more »
A Rocky Start: Changing My Perspectives on California’s Air Quality
August 3, 2017
This was the first time in my 23 years of living in Los Angeles that I was actually able to see the mountains with clarity. ... read more »
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