Operating an energy efficiency program may seem like a simple straightforward effort, but PUSH Buffalo understands that many problems in low-income communities and communities of color are more complex and interrelated than they seem.
In Austin, climate change is increasing the number of uncomfortably—and even dangerously—hot days. Green infrastructure can reduce this effect by shading building surfaces, deflecting the sun’s rays, and releasing moisture into the atmosphere.
Covenant Pathways is a Native-led organization located on the Navajo reservation whose mission is to teach soil restoration techniques to Native farmers. Restoring soils to good health—through forest restoration and planting trees, managing grazing lands so they accumulate soil carbon, and using “regenerative” farming techniques to rebuild croplands—is one of the world’s most promising climate solutions.
Rob Gould is a senior communication strategist and a member of the George Mason University Health and Climate Solutions team. The Swinomish Reservation is located on Fidalgo Island in Western Washington State. It is the home of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, a federally recognized tribe. For thousands of years, the Swinomish have been a […]
Over the next two years, the team at Regeneration Midwest, in partnership with the Organic Consumers Association, will be executing an ambitious research agenda to build the evidence base about the health and health equity benefits of regenerative farming.
What does it look like when a community decides to take climate change head-on? What could an effective solution mean for the health of people and the planet?