READ THEIR IDEAS

Fellows weave their life experiences with their scientific expertise in essays that push back against persistent injustice and oppression, and offer paths for institutions and communities to push toward environmental justice and equity.

black-dc qa

A Q&A with Black and Latina researchers about health equity research and career advice for early career scientists.

abrania op ed

Large-scale food conglomerates exert outsized influence over what is produced and eaten around the world. So why are they left out of public health research and policy?

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“The environmental justice term didn’t come until later. When the farmworker movement started it was already happening but it’s not what it was called.”

cielo

It’s hard to avoid eco-anxiety. But by detoxing our social media feeds and focusing on community, we can all find good news and inspire change.

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Combating energy poverty and energy insecurity are critical elements to achieving environmental health equity for billions worldwide.

lorraine

Fungal spores are an insidious menace for asthma patients in flood-prone Puerto Rico. We need education and collaboration with the U.S. to help people breathe easier.

lariah

From discrimination and a lack of staff diversity to witnessing communities like yours harmed, environmental justice work is an emotional and physical struggle.