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LISTEN: What would a just energy transition look like for US tribes?

Two senior fellows discuss the intersection of tribal sovereignty and energy justice.

Senior fellows JoRee LaFrance and Kevin Patterson join the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss energy production and use in their tribal communities and the challenges and opportunities to make it more sustainable.
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Report details how Biden can protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030 without Congress

Report details how Biden can protect 30 percent of U.S. lands and waters by 2030 without Congress

The report focused on eight actions that the administration could take to conserve public and private lands while combating climate change, respecting tribal sovereignty, and expanding access to nature for underserved communities.

How a Tacoma gas facility started a fight over climate change, sovereignty and human rights

How a Tacoma gas facility started a fight over climate change, sovereignty and human rights

A Washington methane gas project is compounding a crisis of tribal consultation, pension funds and national immigration practices.
New rule requires consultation with Virginia tribes about development

New rule requires consultation with Virginia tribes about development

Gov. Northam signed an executive order that requires state agencies to consult with Virginia tribes before making decisions that affect them, and create a tribal ombudsman responsible for keeping a list of the projects tribes would deny if given the authority.

Why protecting tribal rights is key to fighting climate change

Why protecting tribal rights is key to fighting climate change

Fawn Sharp, president of the National Congress of American Indians, talks with Yale Environment 360 about how climate change is hitting Native Americans especially hard and why protecting tribal sovereignty is critical for tackling the climate crisis.
Will a Native-led initiative spur an agricultural revolution in rural Alaska?
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Will a Native-led initiative spur an agricultural revolution in rural Alaska?

A grassroots project to build biomass-heated greenhouses aims to alleviate food insecurity in the communities most affected by it.
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