Articles by: Aric Sleeper

‘Public Trust’—A Key Legal Tool to Preserve Our Natural Resources

‘Public Trust’—A Key Legal Tool to Preserve Our Natural Resources

Law professor Mary Wood breaks down how people can protect their right to clean air, water, and land as well as fortify their climate change resiliency. With the reality of climate change becoming more apparent in the form of extreme weather events such as heat waves, droughts, and floods, it is clear that the future of all life on the[Read More…]

by 05/01/2023 Comments are Disabled Counter Solutions
Indigenous-Led Organization Opens New Salvo in Fight for Climate Justice

Indigenous-Led Organization Opens New Salvo in Fight for Climate Justice

NDN Collective, inspired by the Standing Rock Sioux movement, releases a report on Dakota Access Pipeline. Climate justice means something different to everyone but when it brings to mind images of shrinking glaciers, islands of floating garbage, or oil leaking into the soil from a cross-country pipeline, the associations being made are actually examples of climate injustices, according to climate[Read More…]

by 12/07/2022 Comments are Disabled Climate Change
Movement Generation Works to Usher in a Sustainable Just Transition

Movement Generation Works to Usher in a Sustainable Just Transition

Movement Generation educates activists on the dynamics of social and environmental justice. In the mid-2000s, when the documentary featuring former Vice President Al Gore, “An Inconvenient Truth,” first alerted viewers that human activity was drastically altering the environment, and global warming would insidiously thaw the North and South poles and raise the sea levels, urban organizers like Mateo Nube heard[Read More…]

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