environment

On the Mend: The Future of Fashion Is Sustainable

While “sustainability” might sound like a trendy buzzword, it is actually a movement that brings together people committed to honoring what we love about clothes.

Our Only Home: Mapping a More Socially Just Earth Day

Collective action in this critical moment can set the stage for a truly inclusive environmental movement. Read more »

World on Fire: Like Natural Disasters, Pandemics Reveal How Fragile Our Systems Are

The systems meant to protect us are floundering. Read more »

World on Fire: People Aren’t Bad for the Planet—Capitalism Is

Coronavirus isn’t a “detox” of the Earth; it’s a disruption of the systems powering capitalism. Read more »

World on Fire: You Can Value Healthcare and Climate Change at the Same Time

It’s so easy to see climate change as a separate issue, especially when activists have painted it as such in the past. But we do not live apart from our environment. Read more »

Popaganda: Climate Anxiety, but Make It Fashion

Building a fashion economy where the environment and the workers along the supply chain are treated with respect is possible. Read more »

World on Fire: Fanning the Flames of Climate Change as Australia Burns

Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been historically careless when it comes to safeguarding the environment. Read more »

The Personal Will Not Save You: What’s Really at Stake When We Partake in Performative Environmentalism

Sometimes the individual things we do, and how we frame them, are actually harmful, whether they worsen a problem or distract from a larger issue. Read more »

Poison Control: Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Regulating Pesticide

Women in Latinx-majority agricultural communities are most vulnerable to pesticide exposure because of prolonged exposure in their workplace environment. Read more »

(Mis)measuring Intelligence: Environmental Racism Is Assaulting the Minds of People of Color

Harriet A. Washington argues that intelligence is malleable rather than fixed or inherited, and that it’s possible to solve the problem of poisons and pathogens attacking the nervous systems of people of color. Read more »

Fashion Victims: Can Creativity Survive If the Hustle Never Stops?

It’s not just the fashion industry that’s suffering the effects of late-stage capitalism’s relentless production demands. Read more »

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