Rev. Woodberry’s Climate for Change Event Promotes Unity

Dozens of climate and energy experts, politicos and religious leaders converged for an all-day event to focus on reconciling differences and unify for the greater good that is the earth’s climate. Themes included strengthening the idea of environmental justice, and how climate change has...

Climate activists march for justice post-Sandy

5 Years Post-Sandy, Activists Call For Climate Justice

An outpouring of activists and environmental advocates marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday to mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy — and call on government to take climate change seriously. Thousands crowded into Cadman Park Plaza in downtown Brooklyn ahead of the...

UPROSE Director Elizabeth Yeampierre

Yeampierre Among Latinx Climate Change Leaders

Huffington Post recently profiled Latinx leaders making a difference in climate change activism, pointing out that a recent study by Yale Climate Change Communications found that Latinx people are significantly more worried about climate change than other groups and willing to take action. They also tend...

CEJA at a climate justice event

CEJA-Sponsored CA Clean Energy Investments Act Becomes Law

California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed AB 523, the Equity in Clean Energy Investments Act, was authored by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino). The bill has been a priority of Reyes and of its co-sponsors, the Women's Policy Institute and Solutions Project grantee California Environmental...