by A. Karim Ahmed, Ph.d January 8, 2018 Although there are various different ways to consider Eco-justice issues, a remarkably simple means is to look at it through the lens of global climate change. As numerous studies have shown, the impact of climate change from emission of greenhouse gases will disproportionately affect the lives […]
Most of us are acutely aware that water can be both a life-giving or destructive force. In this blog post, Dr. Karim Ahmed breaks down the structure of water and how it contributes to global warming and climate change.
June 15, 2017. Two items of legal significance occurred this week, which may have escaped notice with all the non-stop breaking news stories emanating from Washington, DC these days. The first was the favorable decision handed down by US District Court Judge, James Boasberg, on the law suit filed by Earth Justice on behalf of […]
Keynote Speech given by Deacon Arthur Miller IREJN Earthkeeper Luncheon Friday, May 26, 2017 This afternoon we have gathered because sometimes it is necessary to be with folks who embrace the same truths that we hold dear; people we may not know but are comfortable with, because they too accept the notion that our planet….as […]
The summer months used to herald an increase in the insect population, resulting in the need to clean your car’s windshield. In recent summers, scientists have noticed an alarming trend of fewer insects and cleaner windshields. A. Karim Ahmed examines the “Windshield Phenomenon” and what it means for our planet.
“Earth knows how to heal herself,
if we just let her.”
A new poem by Lynn Johnson
by A. Karim Ahmed While leading industrial and developing nations are finally taking resolute steps to curb greenhouse gas emissions, their current energy policies – still largely dependent on fossil fuels – are insufficient to avoid many dire consequences of climate change. Unless average global temperature is halted at 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, […]
Over 200,000 people marched in Washington D.C on Saturday, April 29, braving the sweltering (and unseasonal) heat to call for climate justice. With signs, costumes, and unwavering determination, we marched from the Capitol to the White House.
The proposal to slash the annual fiscal budget of the Environmental Protection Agency by the Trump administration is morally bankrupt. In doing so, it rejects its statutory responsibility to protect the most vulnerable members of our society.