Julie Dermansky

About

Julie Dermansky is a multimedia reporter and artist based in New Orleans. She is an affiliate scholar at Rutgers University’s Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights. Visit her website at www.jsdart.com.

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Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.

Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.
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On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.

On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.
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Since Monday, activists have racked up 585 arrests at protests in Washington, D.C., while pushing the President to declare a climate emergency ahead of international climate negotiations.

Since Monday, activists have racked up 585 arrests at protests in Washington, D.C., while pushing the President to declare a climate emergency ahead of international climate negotiations.
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People vs. Fossil Fuels week-long protest continues in Washington DC, with a sustained message to President Biden to take meaningful action against the climate crisis

People vs. Fossil Fuels week-long protest continues in Washington DC, with a sustained message to President Biden to take meaningful action against the climate crisis
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The act of civil disobedience marks the first of five days of protests pressuring President Biden to take stronger action on the climate crisis.

The act of civil disobedience marks the first of five days of protests pressuring President Biden to take stronger action on the climate crisis.
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One month after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, political talk of “building back better” is drowned out by basic survival needs on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

One month after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, political talk of “building back better” is drowned out by basic survival needs on the frontlines of the climate crisis.
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Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.

Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.
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Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.

Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.
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From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.

From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.
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Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.

Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.
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Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.

Climate advocates in Louisiana warn that environmental justice goals will be tough to meet in a state where the governor keeps welcoming new fossil fuel development.
on

On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.

On the final day of protest, dozens of climate youth activists were arrested as they blocked an intersection near the U.S. Capitol, stressing the need for immediate climate action.
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Since Monday, activists have racked up 585 arrests at protests in Washington, D.C., while pushing the President to declare a climate emergency ahead of international climate negotiations.

Since Monday, activists have racked up 585 arrests at protests in Washington, D.C., while pushing the President to declare a climate emergency ahead of international climate negotiations.
on

People vs. Fossil Fuels week-long protest continues in Washington DC, with a sustained message to President Biden to take meaningful action against the climate crisis

People vs. Fossil Fuels week-long protest continues in Washington DC, with a sustained message to President Biden to take meaningful action against the climate crisis
on

The act of civil disobedience marks the first of five days of protests pressuring President Biden to take stronger action on the climate crisis.

The act of civil disobedience marks the first of five days of protests pressuring President Biden to take stronger action on the climate crisis.
on

One month after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, political talk of “building back better” is drowned out by basic survival needs on the frontlines of the climate crisis.

One month after Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana, political talk of “building back better” is drowned out by basic survival needs on the frontlines of the climate crisis.
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Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.

Ironton residents blame environmental racism for Hurricane Ida's catastrophic damage to their historic Black community.
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Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.

Tribes face devastating circumstances and little government assistance more than a week after the Category 4 hurricane pummeled their homes.
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From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.

From pulverized homes and flooded cemeteries to oil slicks and toppled boats, the damage from this Category 4 storm is widespread in Louisiana.
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Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.

Despite widespread destruction, the surging pandemic, toxic air, and racial inequality, members of the Concerned Citizens of St. John plan to rebuild.