People & Population

Coal Exports: Oakland Piles More Pollution on a Polluted Community

"For Margaret Gordon, West Oakland is home. So when she learned that a new shipping terminal would be bringing coal right through the heart of it, Gordon was angry. They’d been promised this wouldn’t happen. She joined the hundreds of residents who showed up at City Council to voice their concerns."

Source: Grist, 10/14/2015

"Climate Change Could Put Tribes’ Electric Systems at Risk"

"Heat waves, extreme storms, wildfire and other effects of climate change pose major threats to the electric power systems in Native American communities across the country, most significantly in the West and Southwest, according to a new U.S. Department of Energy report."

Source: Climate Central, 09/10/2015


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