Developed by Seabourne Consulting, experts in Climate Justice

Climate Justice

Climate justice is a term used for framing global warming as an ethical and political issue, rather than one that is purely environmental or physical in nature. This is done by relating the effects of climate change to concepts of justice, particularly environmental justice and social justice and by examining issues such as equality, human right, and collective rights, and the historical responsibilities for climate change. A fundamental proposition of climate justice is that those who are least responsible for climate change suffer its gravest consequences.

Resources & Tools


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H.R. 2919 - THRIVE Act
Resource - Legislation
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Guide to Equitable, Community-Driven Climate Preparedness Planning
Resource - Guide/handbook
Brought to you by Urban Sustainability Directors Network
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Incorporating Principles of Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Climate Adaptation Planning
Resource - Webinar
Brought to you by CDC
Published on 02/24/2022
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The Role of Business in Supporting a Thriving Natural World
Resource - Policy Brief
Brought to you by WIN Network
Published on 02/25/2021
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Indigenized Energy Initiative
Resource - Website/webpage
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The Next System Project: Environment and Energy
Resource - Website/webpage
Brought to you by The Democracy Collaborative
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Environmental and Economic Justice Policy Guide
Resource - Guide/handbook
Brought to you by WIN Network
Published on 10/17/2022
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We Belong to the Earth and We Belong to Each Other: Connection, Climate, and Global Belonging,
Resource - Webinar
Brought to you by Othering and Belonging Institute
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Energy Efficiency with Justice
Resource - Report
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Atlanta’s Inclusive Plan to Address Impacts of Changing Climate, Demographics
Story - Written
Brought to you by Community Commons
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With Environmental Rollbacks, Communities of Color Continue to Bear Disproportionate Pollution Burden
Story - Written
Brought to you by State Energy & Environmental Impact Center
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Hot In My Backyard
Story - Audio
Staff Pick!
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Our Favorite Equity Data Tools
Story - Original
Brought to you by Community Commons
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Why Investing in Libraries is a Climate Justice Issue
Story - Written
Brought to you by High Country News
Published on 09/13/2021
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 Related Topics


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Climate Crisis

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Thriving Natural World

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Environmental Justice

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Clean Air

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Health Equity