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Q&A: Care for the Environment as a Testimony

Francisco Burgos is the executive director of Pendle Hill, a Quaker learning and conference center outside of Philadelphia. Kristen Archer spoke with him about the link between a personal relationship with the natural world and advocating for economic justice.

Who Pays for Loss and Damage from Climate Change?

As a member of the Australian delegation to the World Bank/IMF annual meetings in 2016, I attended a meeting of small island developing states. I sat next to a delegate from a Pacific Island country and listened to a World Bank official outline their strategy for the region.

Environmental Justice for All People

Environmental injustice takes the form of gas flares only blocks away from homes, rural communities saddled with foul drinking water, and neighborhoods divided by highways. It has a common thread—people whose needs have been disregarded living in communities whose environ-ments have been degraded.

FCNL Leads Broad Coalition in Calling for Environmental Justice in Climate Legislation

As Congressional negotiations continue on legislation to address climate change, energy security, and environmental protection, FCNL led a group of more than 60 organizations in calling on lawmakers to take meaningful and historic action to address the impact of environmental racism on communities across the United States.