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Eco-Justice Collaborative uses its blog posts to raise awareness; share information about our campaigns; and to advocate solutions for today's most pressing environmental challenges.

Paris Talks Move to 1.5°C Target

Paris Talks Move to 1.5°C Target

What made wealthier nations change their minds was the relentless pressure from activists and vulnerable countries to limit warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels ... READ MORE
Draft Climate Agreement COP21

Draft Climate Agreement COP21

The draft climate agreement adopted Saturday, December 5 is cluttered with disputed sections and competing options set off in brackets too numerous to count.

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Time for a Sea Change

Time for a Sea Change

Will our children look back on the 2015 UN Climate Change talks in Paris as the sea change that saved our global ocean, or as a failed attempt to protect the resource that sustains billions of lives and livelihoods? ... READ MORE
Blankenship Found Guilty

Blankenship Found Guilty

Under Blankenship's leadership, Massey Energy embraced safety crimes as a business strategy, putting profits before miners - and the miners paid with their lives ... READ MORE
Building a Case for a Coal Severance Tax

Building a Case for a Coal Severance Tax

Coal production in Illinois is expected to rebound and remain strong over the next ten or more years. Why shouldn't Illinois join 22 other states, and adopt a coal severance tax that would bring back revenues to local governments in coal producing areas? A modest 5% tax on the gross value of coal could help communities diversify their economies, preparing them for a time when coal no longer is a viable alternative or has been fully mined ... READ MORE