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Residents fight for economic and environmental justice in one Illinois town

Waukegan, Ill., a town just north of Chicago, is predominantly Latino, black, and low-income. It’s also home to a coal power plant, two active coal ash ponds, and three superfund sites. 916 more words

Climate & Energy

High School Students in Panama Use Short Film To Defend the Environment and Fight Discrimination

In a recent move to incorporate technology in the classroom, innovative teachers in Central America, are investing in the educative value of short film. By handing the camera, and the power to student interpretation of social problems, cinematographic assignments are raising a special kind of student. 877 more words

Education

Book Review: Trace by Lauret Savoy

As I work on improving my essay writing skills, I’ve attempted to expand my horizons and read a wide variety of authors, including those with whom I’m not familiar. 885 more words

Environmental Justice

North Perspectives on Environmental Justice Discourses

As citizens of a developed nation, the debate of environmental justice versus right to development takes a lower tone, easily passed on to blaming the other. 667 more words

Essay

Pope supports environmental justice in Ecuador, will he in the US?

Since being elected pope in March 2013, Pope Francis has been ruffling some feathers. Many consider him to be the most progressive pope yet. He has openly stated that the Catholic Church has been too focused on the topics of gay marriage, birth control, and abortion, while neglecting… 478 more words

Writings

Fossil Fuel Companies Causing More Than Just Environmental Damage

Many people understand the damage done to communities by the fossil fuel industry, especially now when discussions on the current climate crisis are at an all-time high. 690 more words

Writings

Desert Water: The Making of Two Short Films

by Hal Crimmel

In 2015, with documentary filmmaker Issac Goeckeritz, a Weber State graduate, I released two short films about water in the state of Utah. 846 more words

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