Northeast Dispatch

These Farmer-Activists Are Fixing Our Racist and Unjust Food System

Black Farmer Fund is part of a collaboration of New York–based groups working to repair a system that has long discriminated against BIPOC farmers.

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Cheryl Johnson and Peggy Salazar have been speaking out against pollution and environmental injustice for decades, but the city of Chicago sees their South Side neighborhoods as sacrifice zones. They are demanding change.

Stories from the front lines of the nation's drinking water crisis.

Elijah Carter, a 31-year-old retail professional who recently bought and made energy-efficient upgrades to his first home, discusses the importance of energy efficiency education in cities like his native Columbus, Ohio.

How Governor Stitt teamed up with the head of the EPA to keep tribes from regulating fracking and industrial pollution on their own lands.

To truly achieve an equitable, fair, and greener future, we must defend Black lives and our climate future, together.

A new generation of designers and resource specialists is springing up around the textile waste created by the fashion industry—and taking it to market.