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.

Words of wisdom from three leaders in the environmental health and justice field

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

Op-Ed: The neglected role of food processing companies in shaping human and planetary health

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?

How workers’ rights and environmental justice movements collide in California’s Central Valley

“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.”

Replacing environmental despair with hope and action

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.

What do new cookstoves in Ghana and air conditioners in NYC have in common? Energy justice.

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

The hidden culprit stealing people’s breath in Puerto Rico

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.

How environmental justice work takes a toll on people of color

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