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EPA unveils plan to address decades of poison and toxic fish in Donna Lake; public input accepted through June 5

This article originally ran on Neta, a bilingual multimedia platform based in the Rio Grande Valley where I am a staff content creator, and is reprinted here with permission and some changes.  991 more words

Local Issues

The Power of Joined Voices

The Power of Joined Voices

By Patricia M. DeMarco
May 20, 2018

 “It took hundreds of millions of years to produce the life that now inhabits the earth –    eons of time in which that developing and evolving and diversifying life reached a state of adjustment and balance with its surroundings. 1,844 more words

Climate Change

Sustainability Program Aide (part-time, temp 6-12 mo.) at City of Minneapolis Office of Sustainability

Fields: sustainability, climate justice, environmental justice, racial justice, urban planning

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Deadline: June 3, 2018

Details and Requirements: Familiarity with climate change, urban sustainability and/or environmental justice issues; Interest in policy; Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to present to diverse audiences, specifically racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities; Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds; An understanding of the concepts of institutional and structural racism and bias; Experience considering the impacts of the work on multiple communities, including communities of color, in technical analysis. 19 more words

Policy

Energy Organizer, New Jersey at Clean Water Action

Fields: public health, environmental justice, climate justice, politics, environment

Location: New Jersey

Deadline: ASAP

Details and Requirements: Passion for positive change, protecting human health and the environment; Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are essential; social media skills a plus; Experience with organizing events, conferences, educational forums, as well as conducting workshops, trainings, and small group interactive activities; Campaign strategy, goal setting and organizing experience a big plus; Good researcher; Understanding of NJ’s political process and players helpful… 8 more words

Full Time

Renewables and Equity Organizer, Just Energy Transition at 350PDX

Fields: climate justice, environmental justice, climate change, campaigns, racial justice

Location: Portland Oregon

Deadline: May 22 priority, May 25 close

Details and Requirements: The organizer will work with our frontline and community of color allies and our volunteers on an initiative to aggressively reduce local greenhouse gas emissions in a manner that directly promotes economic opportunities for low-income people and people of color. 155 more words

Full Time

CAC AmeriCorps Member at Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee

Fields: economic justice, education, environment, conservation, environmental justice

Location: Knoxville Tennessee

Deadline: ASAP

Details and Requirements: We have around 30 open positions available with our corps! 125 more words

Full Time

Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework

Abstract

Can ecological distribution conflicts turn into forces for sustainability? This overview paper addresses in a systematic conceptual manner the question of why, through whom, how, and when conflicts over the use of the environment may take an active role in shaping transitions toward sustainability. 195 more words

Natural Resources And Society