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Nonprofit Spotlight: National Women's Law Center President & CEO Fatima Goss Graves

Fatima Goss Graves is currently the President and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center and has worked with the NWLC for more than a decade. Throu...

The Rohingya Genocide

There has been an ongoing genocide occurring in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar against the minority Rohingya Mulsim population.1 For decade...

“Climate Refugees”: A 21st Century Crisis

Every year, an average of 24 million people are internally displaced by natural disasters.1 As the effects of climate change continue to become mor...

Weekly News Roundup June 2nd-8th

Climate Change In the Midwest, corn planting is the most delayed it's been in recorded U.S. history, thanks to the rainiest spring on record for th...

Weekly News Roundup - April 21st-28th

Climate Change Karsten Moran for The New York Times NYC is expected to pass new legislation that would set emission caps for many different types o...

Weekly News Roundup - April 14th-21st

Climate Change Sean Rayford/Stringer A recent study by Swiss Re found that climate change is becoming increasingly costly for the insurance industr...

“Playboy” Sultan of Brunei Seeks to Alter Reputation by Criminalizing Innocent People

On April 3rd, the Sultan of Brunei’s new criminal laws went into effect that make homosexuality, adultery, and abortion punishable by death by ston...

Weekly News Roundup - April 7th-13th

Climate Change Sam McNeil / Associated Press Not good: glaciers are melting much faster than scientists previously thought Chevron, Occidental Petr...

Nasrin Sotoudeh

“Nasrin cannot remain silent in the face of injustice. And neither should we.” (Shaparak Shajarizadeh) In early March, Nasrin Sotoudeh, prominent I...

Weekly News Roundup March 31st-April 6th

Climate Change Canada has imposed a carbon tax on four of its provinces. This is a great decision, especially given that Canada is warming at twic...

Weekly News Roundup - March 17th-23rd

Climate Change From Nairobi to Hong Kong to the San Francisco: Click here to see photos of last week's student climate change demonstrations, and ...

Weekly News Roundup - March 10th-16th

Climate Change Studies suggest that political leaders need to see climate change as psychological crisis in order to gain bipartisan support for ...