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.

Climate storytelling: Creativity and imagination in the face of bleak realities

Working with youth writers on a climate-fiction screenplay has opened my eyes to the power of the arts in confronting environmental crises.

Weaponization of water in South Asia

Climate change and unbalanced regional political power are driving an ongoing water crisis in Bangladesh.

10 environmental research bloopers

Environmental health and justice research is serious business. But when things go sideways in the field, a sense of humor is a must.

Environmental injustice and disability: Where is the research?

Due to a lack of data and understanding, the disabled community remains left out of most environmental justice research.

My island does not want to be resilient. We want a reclamation.

Unlearning academic jargon to understand and amplify beauty and power in Puerto Rico.

Helicopter science doesn’t work—environmental justice comes from empowered communities

Researchers need to shift toward real community partnerships that emphasize sustainability and create opportunities for environmental change.

Is it up to consumers, businesses, or politicians to tackle toxics? All of the above.

We all have a role to play in ridding our shelves of unhealthy products that are more likely to end up harming low-income families.

Black communities must lead the charge to repair harm from freeways

Electrification isn’t enough. Transportation justice requires a redistribution of power.