The environmental consequences of human-driven climate change are evident in the U.S. and around the world. So too are the social effects. Climate change is a social and ecological justice crisis eroding health, well-being, and the environment across the globe. Current levels of warming are already causing permanent loss and damage, especially for the populations most vulnerable to and least responsible for the climate crisis.
Our elected officials can take immediate steps toward a just transition away from fossil fuels. That includes investing in clean energy tax incentives; supporting communities' rights to hold polluters accountable in court; and cutting funding for the military, one of the world's top producers of greenhouses gases.