The Open Society Foundations work with partners in civil society and government to ensure that social, economic, and environmental justice serves as the foundation of any policy response to the climate crisis.
EU Green Deal
The EU Must Think Globally on Carbon Import Tax
A proposed EU carbon import tax risks hurting poorer countries by stunting trade and slowing their green transition.
The Time Is Now
Where Roma Rights and Environmental Justice Meet
Leaders in the EU are confronted with a dual obligation—to restore healthy environments for Roma, and to do so with the full participation of Roma communities themselves.
Climate Justice Now
For the Climate’s Sake, Listen to Urban Amazonians
Historically, efforts to protect the Amazon have focused on conservation policy at a national level. It’s time for a new, bottom-up approach.
A Global Coalition
Indigenous Women Are Championing Climate Justice
Throughout the world, and despite decades of being marginalized and ignored, indigenous women and communities are organizing to demand the systemic injustices of climate change be addressed.
Confronting the Crisis
Now Is the Time for Climate Action
As a new survey of public opinion in the United States and multiple European countries shows, the public, despite being overwhelmed with misinformation, nevertheless supports governmental action to address the looming climate crisis.
A Global Movement
Q&A: Organizing for Climate Justice in Sub-Saharan Africa
Too often, media depictions of the climate movement ignore activists from outside the West. Here’s how a group of Senegalese activists is raising awareness, providing training, and envisioning a brighter future.
Confronting the EU’s Three Biggest Challenges
During this moment of change and instability, the EU has an opportunity to make reforms that will ensure it can tackle the problems of the 21st century. A new report offers a guide for turning this potential into reality.
What the Pope’s Visit Means for Social Justice
Pope Francis’s U.S. trip presents a tremendous opportunity to harness his popularity for progressive change.