earth day 2020


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An Earth Day Conversation About Environmental Justice With Pioneer Vernice Miller-Travis

, Senior Climate Justice and Health Scientist

Today is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, a day when we acknowledge and show support for environmental protections. I do not think that environmental justice communities would agree that there is very much to celebrate, given the number of environmental protections that have been rolled back in the last few years. Protections that communities depend on as they fight against the disproportionate exposure to environmental hazards they experience daily. Read more >

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Vernice Miller
Adrienne Hollis
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Reflections on Earth Day: A Better World is Possible and Damned Well Worth Fighting For

, director of strategy & policy

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, when the youth climate movement will lead the first and largest mass online mobilization in human history. I asked some UCS colleagues to reflect on what Earth Day has meant to them and could mean for the common future of people and the planet. Read more >

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