What is Environmental Justice?

Why social justice is an environmental issue too.

Elizabeth Siftar sent a link to this video. As she noted, “While simple, it is powerful and speaks directly to the issues we are dealing with.” Social justice activists have a word for the close relationships between various social ills: “intersectionality.” It means that at their core, many of our problems—racism, poverty, failing education, mass incarceration, and environmental degradation—can be traced to related structural issues.

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