Environmental/Climate Justice

We Are The Great Turning Podcast

We welcome you to the kitchen table of the legendary eco-spiritual teacher Joanna Macy, where we’ll dive into what it takes to live with our hearts and integrity intact in this time of global crisis. You’ll be guided into these conversations by Jess Serrante, a longtime activist and student of Joanna’s. Together, we’ll discover abiding wisdom that can help us stay joyful and energized as we work toward a more just and life-sustaining world. Joanna Macy, PhD, is a scholar of Buddhism, systems thinking, and deep ecology who has been working for peace, justice, and the preservation of life on Earth for seven decades. Jessica Serrante is a coach, facilitator, and trainer who has been supporting activists in the climate movement since 2007. Episodes include (for example): “Breathing Through,” “This Pain Is Not for Nothing,” “There Is No Future if We Go Numb,” and more.

"Proposition Amanecer" Online Premiere and Q&A

Join us for the online premiere of the short documentary version of “Proposition Amanecer,” along with a live Q&A with organizer and director Miguel Escoto, organizer and editor Monica Chavarria, and organizer and producer Ralph Martinez. This documentary tells the founding story of Amanecer People's Project through the lens of the 2023 "El Paso Climate Charter" campaign, a community written ballot measure that would have transformed El Paso's economic, health, and energy future.

IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Findings Report (2021 - 2023)

Investments by The Solutions Project (TSP) in climate justice grantee partners delivered large-scale impact in the 2021-2023 period. Frontline Solutions’ analysis found that grantee partners also reported over one million direct program beneficiaries and engaged over 77,000 members in their base-building work in the last three years. TSP grantee partners advance equity-centered climate solutions and systems change. TSP’s unique approach strengthens grantee partners and the climate justice movement ecosystem. Investments in the climate justice movement ecosystem achieve climate impact by shifting power, strengthening democracy, and transforming relationships. Grantee partners deeply value TSP’s field-building ecosystem approach, grant-making and narrative communications strategies, and the additional movement infrastructure support offered through the ecosystem funds.

Polling 201: Utilizing Public Opinion Research in Your Communications Campaigns

Do you have an understanding of the basics of public opinion research but want to gain more concrete guidance on using polling to aid in persuasive communication campaigns? Join the Climate Advocacy Lab and the Environmental Polling Consortium for this interactive webinar.

Building on our Polling 101 sessions, this webinar will:

Climate Change in the Indian Mind, 2023

People in India are worried about climate issues and many favor climate solutions. Large majorities of people in India are worried about various environmental hazards harming their local areas, including agricultural pests and diseases (87%), extinction of plant and animal species (86%), severe heat waves (85%), droughts and water shortages (85%), severe air pollution (85%), famines and food shortages (83%), severe cyclones (76%), and severe floods (71%). 54% say they know either “just a little” about global warming or have never heard of it, while only 10% say they know “a lot.” 91% are worried about global warming, including 59% who are “very worried.” 86% favor the Indian government’s commitment to reduce India’s carbon pollution to nearly zero by 2070. 85% say they follow environmental issues in the news, and 83% say they discuss environmental issues with their family and friends. Large majorities in India are either engaged or willing to engage in lifestyle changes to protect the environment. 38% say they had to go without enough clean drinking water for at least one day in the past year.