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Open Access Week - Climate Justice - October 24 - 30, 2022
Open Access Week
Focus on Climate Justice
October 24-30, 2022
LibGuide Created for you by the 2022 Open Access Week Team
Action Based Climate Info
Before it's Too Late
The Earth Week Challenge is a one week challenge to practice sustainability and fight climate change. Each day of the week tackles a different action.
Five ways to achieve climate justice
A report by the International Bar Association suggests concrete steps to getting the law right for the victims of climate change
Towards a net-zero future The UN Campaign for Individual Action
ActNow is the United Nations campaign for individual action on climate change and sustainability.
WE ACT’s mission is to build healthy communities by ensuring that people of color and/or low income residents participate meaningfully in the creation of sound and fair environmental health and protection policies and practices.
World Wide Teach-in On Climate Justice
The WORLDWIDE TEACH-IN is a project of the Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College in New York, USA, in conjunction with global partners (listed at the bottom of the home page) and the Open Society University Network.
Climate Justice Organizations
If you want to read more about it...
Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation
Are you looking for new ways to teach about climate change and social justice? Frustrated with models that stop at changing light bulbs and driving smart cars? The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the BC Teachers’ Federation have teamed up to create free classroom-ready materials that help students engage with the two great inconvenient truths of our time: climate change and rising inequality.
Open Access Teaching Resources
Our Climate. Our Future.
Our Climate Our Future is an award-winning video experience that educates young people on the science of climate change and empowers them to take action.
Anti-Racist STEM: Climate Justice
This resource guide is for educators hoping to teach climate change, extreme weather and environmental justice through an anti-racist lens.
Principles of Climate Justice
Climate justice links human rights and development to achieve a human-centred approach, safeguarding the rights of the most vulnerable people and sharing the burdens and benefits of climate change and its impacts equitably and fairly. Climate justice is informed by science, responds to science and acknowledges the need for equitable stewardship of the world’s resources.
Climate Change FAQs
Use this guide to have the best information at hand about the urgent challenge of climate change and how we can solve it by working together.
Journal of Climate Resilience and Climate Justice
The Journal of Climate Resilience & Climate Justice (CRCJ), is an online, open access resource providing research reports, case studies, essays, and opinions from the working edge of the climate resilience and climate justice fields written in a non-technical, digestible, and educational style for a broad audience.
This is an open access journal with no author publishing fees, published by MIT Press.
Environmental Justice at NASA
NASA data are being used to support environmental and climate justice efforts as highlighted in several use cases showing how scientists and decision-makers are applying a wide combination of datasets to assess the vulnerability and exposure of communities to environmental challenges.
US DOI Environmental Justice Training Resources
The Department of Interior offers the following list of online resources designed to build the capacity in communities to advance environmental justice (EJ). The resources below give federal employees, EJ professionals and advocates, and members of the public access to a broad range of knowledge on topics relevant to the practice of environmental justice.
The Climate Reality Project
Get the tools, training, and network to fight climate change and together build the world we want.
Teach Climate Justice Campaign
The Zinn Education Project has launched a campaign to “Teach Climate Justice.” How do we teach the climate crisis in a way that also confronts racism, economic inequality, misogyny, militarism, xenophobia, and that imagines the kind of world that we would like to live in?
We offer classroom-tested lessons, workshops for educators, and a sample school board climate justice resolution.
Intersectionality in Environmental & Climate Justice
What is ‘climate justice’?
It begins with the idea that the adverse impacts of a warming climate are not felt equitably among people.
Environmental & Climate Justice
Environmental injustice, including the proliferation of climate change, systematically impacts communities of color and low-income communities in the U.S. and around the world.
Five ways to achieve climate justice
We are learning to see climate injustice. We see it in the distressing stories of lives destroyed, epic droughts, floods and typhoons, and families and whole peoples uprooted.
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