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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Hollis Briggs of Wilmington, NC

This blog is the first in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. Information for this blog was taken from a phone interview with Hollis Briggs…

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Environmental Justice Community Airs Concerns in Memphis

Last weekend, the 2015 Memphis Environmental Justice Conference - Envisioning a Cleaner, Healthier Environment - brought people together, both local and national, to hear speakers talk on issues ranging from transportation issues, labor and…

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Labor and the Clean Power Plan: More Jobs, More Justice

This guest post was written by Dean Hubbard and Alejandra Núñez of the Sierra Club and originally appeared in the Sierra Club's Compass blog. You can find the original post here. The Spanish version…

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Justicia Económica y el Plan de Energía Limpia: Más Empleos, Más Justicia

This guest post was written by Dean Hubbard and Alejandra Núñez of the Sierra Club and originally appeared in the Sierra Club's Compass blog. You can find the original post here. The English version of the blog can be found…

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Polling Shows Hispanic Voters Support Climate Action

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, SACE will be posting a series of blogs highlighting issues that impact Latino communities throughout the Southeast. This is the third blog in this series.…

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A Clean, Green Job-Creating Machine

Information in this blog was taken from an in-person interview with Dana Dorsey of the Memphis Bioworks Foundation as well as information included in an article on her work in High Ground…

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Environmental Justice In the Clean Power Plan

This guest post was written by Leslie Fields, Director of Sierra Club's Environmental Justice and Community Partnerships Program, and Alejandra Nuñez, Staff Attorney for the Sierra Club's Environmental Law Program. This post…

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La Justicia Ambiental en el Plan de Energía Limpia

This guest post was written by Leslie Fields, Director of Sierra Club's Environmental Justice and Community Partnerships Program, and Alejandra Nuñez, Staff Attorney for the Sierra Club's Environmental Law Program. This post originally appeared…

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Frank Talk: Pope Francis Calls for Bold Actions Against "Culture of Waste" at United Nations

This post is part of the “Prelude to Paris” series highlighting updates and analysis on international climate negotiations in the lead up to the United Nations climate change conference – the 21st…

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Frank Talk: Pope Francis Calls for "Courageous Actions" on Poverty, Environment

This post is part of the “Prelude to Paris” series highlighting updates and analysis on international climate negotiations in the lead up to the United Nations climate change conference – the 21st…