Christine MacDonald is a 2019-2020 fellow with the Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting.
Which Candidates’ Climate Plans Put Justice First? We Break It Down.
Several Democratic contenders offer ambitious proposals to support workers and communities of color. MORE
Features · September 18, 2019
6 Greenwashing Schemes That Show Corporations Will Never Lead on Climate
More and more companies are setting public goals for reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. History shows they can't be trusted. MORE
Features · September 16, 2019
Democratic Candidates Flake on Detroit Environmental Justice Forum
Most candidates tout a just transition for “frontline communities” like Detroit, but only Jay Inslee showed up to meet with residents. Four candidates backed out, and 15 others snubbed the event entirely. MORE
Features · August 9, 2019
Debate Protesters Push Candidates To “Make Detroit the Engine of a Green New Deal”
Activists outside the Detroit debate say that climate policy should put polluted and disinvested communities first. MORE
Features · July 31, 2019
I Went to a Climate Change Denial Conference. It Made Even Less Sense Than You’d Think.
Panelists at the Heartland Institute's Thursday gathering agree you should stop worrying about climate change. They just can't agree on why. MORE
Features · July 26, 2019
Street Art Used To Be the Voice of the People. Now It’s the Voice of Advertisers.
Corporations like Red Bull and Stella Artois are co-opting graffiti art. MORE
Culture · March 11, 2019
This Community Built a Democratically Controlled Water System. Now They Have To Defend It.
Across El Salvador, water rights are under threat from corrupt politicians and corporations. MORE
Act Locally · January 29, 2019