Katharine Hayhoe's book Saving Us shows that climate change is not just an environmental issue. It’s an economic issue, a technology issue, a health issue—a human issue.
Oxfam's work in the US, particularly in the Gulf Coast, ranges from humanitarian disaster recovery, following Hurricane Katrina; to ecosystem restoration, following the BP oil spill; to workforce training as a means to get out of poverty.
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Your guide to understanding the presidential determination for refugee admissions and how President Biden can save lives by resettling refugees in the US.
The tax portion of the Ways & Means Build Back Better plan is a gift to US multinational corporations paid for by domestic businesses.
[ PART OF A SERIES ON OUR CHANGING CLIMATE ] | Record-setting heat in the US this summer has accounted for several fatalities on the job, adding to hundreds in the last decade. As the climate warms, it’s well past time for the federal government to put standards in place to keep workers safe from heat hazards.
[ PART OF A SERIES ON OUR CHANGING CLIMATE ] | Powerful winds, widespread flooding, and tornadoes: Ida showed us what’s on the menu for the future if we don’t act fast.
Working women in the US face dramatically different conditions based simply on where they live. Oxfam recently created an index to assess the best and worst states for working women. Geographic inequality is only deepening.