Related Blog Posts on Environment and Climate Change

Teens from New York Speak About Environmental Justice

Noé Granados
This year, as we approach World Environment Day on June 5th, we are amplifying the voices of our L'Taken participants. These teens, who are at the forefront of our fight for environmental justice and climate change, are not just the future; they are the present.

Why the Biden Administration Should Support Higher Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards

Rabbi Emily Losben-Ostrov
The following blog post is adapted from testimony given by Rabbi Emily Losben-Ostrov at a National Highway and Transportation Safety Administration hearing on Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards on September 28, 2023. This testimony was presented as part of Power for Purpose: The Reform Movement's 2023 Campaign for Climate Justice.

The Work in Process: RAC Day of Action 2023

Jordan Wade
After a day of climate action lobbying with the Religious Action Center (RAC) on Capitol Hill, I found myself staring at a small patch of purple flowers planted between the sidewalk and the street. It was an adrenaline-fueled day, and the jarring contrast of these tall, weedy pops of color against the street traffic and brutalist architecture compelled me to pause, then cry.

Clean Air Must Be a Right, Not a Privilege

Shayna Han
I spent the first year of the pandemic in South Korea, but even before the pandemic, I wore masks because of the bad air days. South Korea's rapid transition from a war-torn nation to an industrial superpower with a GDP equivalent to the State of New York exacted a terrible cost on Korean air quality.