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Turning up the Heat for Climate Change Solutions
Michele Roberts | October 04, 2016

This Summer, a dedicated team of environmental justice organizers, advocates, community members and scholars gathered in Wilmington, Delaware to discuss the strengths—and weaknesses—of the Environmental Protection . . .

As We Migrate to Venezuela: The Pre-COP and Environmental and Economic Justice in the US
Joaquín Sánchez | July 15, 2014


The US is not a homogenous society. The new majority in the US is descended from the poor indigenous migrants of the Americas, and . . .

The Economic Cost of Toxic Chemicals to Environmental Justice Communities
Michele Roberts | April 18, 2014

Mossville, Louisiana, a historically African-American community founded in the late 1700s, may be about to disappear.

Surrounded by 14 toxic chemical facilities, the town is now faced with a proposal from SASOL, the South African multinational chemical company, for a massive new chemical . . .

Knowledge is Key with Chemical Safety Policy
Michele Roberts | October 29, 2013

I grew up in Delaware, in an area that was commonly known as one of the largest chemical corridors in the world. Sure, that meant there were jobs and income for our residents, but it also came with a heavy cost to the personal health of some in my family and neighbors. Growing up, I saw members . . .

Faith and Environmental Justice
Michele Roberts | November 26, 2012

Recently, I was asked to share a faith message on environmental justice, for the Season of Creation-Mother Earth Sunday, at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, located in Wilmington, Delaware. 

The minister of the church also told me the service would include a baptism of . . .

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