Private Feds Cash In On Unusual Contempt Case

By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service. -

Manhattan — With trial still months away, taxpayers have paid more than a quarter-million dollars to a private law firm deputized by a federal judge to convict an environmental attorney of [...]

Report: How Many Environmental Activists Were Killed Last Year

The year 2019 was the most dangerous on record for environmental activists, a new report says. Every day around the world, people stand up to companies exploiting land for profit, felling [...]

On Contact: Planet Of The Humans

In this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the criticism and censorship of Michael Moore's film Planet of the Humans with the director, Jeff Gibbs. "Perhaps it's a form of [...]

As Protests Rage Over George Floyd’s Death, Climate Activists Embrace Racial Justice

By Ilana Cohen, Evelyn Nieves, Judy Fahys, Marianne LaVelle, James Bruggers, Inside Climate News. -

Friends of the Earth tweeted #BlackLivesMatter, and the head of the NRDC promised: “to be fully and visibly committed to the fight against systemic racism.” When New York Communities for Change [...]

13 Percent of Environmental Activists Are Killed Worldwide

By Telesur English. -

The Autonomous University of Barcelona's Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) published a study that shows that 13 percent of environmental activists are killed and [...]

How Green Groups Became So White And What To Do About It

By Diane Toomey, Yale Environment 360 -

If environmental organizations want to become racially diverse, says sociologist Dorceta Taylor, they need to change the way they perceive people of color. In an e360 interview, she talks about [...]