Black, indigenous and people of color leading within the environmental community are making the case that the climate movement must focus on the need to address police violence because an effective climate justice movement depends on BIPOC leadership.
A commitment to racial justice is inseparable from the effort to bring about a climate-stable world. We stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in the fight to eradicate white supremacy. We urge you to do the same.
We CAN act together to slow climate change and mitigate the harms we and others will face...we MUST take the reins of responsibility and do everything we can to leave behind our reliance on fossil fuels...and, by taking action together, we WILL accelerate our transition to an equitable clean energy future.
Today’s teenagers have no other future than one shaped by climate change. That’s why young people may be the most keenly motivated to demand bold climate action now. Let’s fight together for climate justice. Join our Day of Action in Olympia, on April 11.
Given the choice between optimism and pessimism these days, it can be hard to land on optimism, especially concerning our climate and the effect we are having on it. But, remember, we are the ones writing our own story—we can steer our plotline as it unfolds towards the future.