Activism – the policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change.
Call-to-Action – an exhortation or stimulus to do something in order to achieve an aim or deal with a problem.
Environmental Inequality – lack of equality as it affects the environment.
Grassroots – the most basic level of an activity or organization.
Justice – just behavior or treatment; the administration of the law or authority in maintaining this.
Media Campaign – A series of social media posts, television promotion, newspaper articles, etc., that promote a specific goal/idea.
Mobilize – bring (resources) into use in order to achieve a particular goal.
Organize – coordinate the activities of a person or group of people efficiently.
Partnerships – an association of two or more people as partners.
Petition – A written request to a higher authority, often signed by many people.
Stakeholders – denoting a type of organization or system in which all the members or participants are seen as having an interest in its success.
Change Agent – a person from inside or outside an organization who helps an organization, or part of an organization, to transform how it operates.
Empower/Empowerment – authority or power given to someone to do something.
Gender – a range of identities that do not correspond to established ideas of male and female.
Indigenous – originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.
Latinx – a person of Latin American origin or descent (used as a gender-neutral or nonbinary alternative to Latino or Latina).
People of Color – A person who is non-White
Thought Leader – one whose views on a subject are taken to be authoritative and influential.
Blight – A plant disease that is often caused by fungi growth.
Carbon Emissions – the release of carbon into the atmosphere. To talk about carbon emissions is simply to talk of greenhouse gas emissions; the main contributors to climate change.
Climate Change – a change in global or regional climate patterns, in particular a change apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards and attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels.
Composting – The breaking down and decaying of organic substances.
Ecology – The study of relations and interactions between living things and the world around them, including other living things.
Geoscape – The relationship between the geology below the surface of the earth and the landscape above it.
Green Economy – low carbon, resource efficient and socially inclusive.
Harmful systems – Harmful agents/substances in the environment or industry that can be detrimental to ecology and living things
Microclimate – The climate of a small area that differs from the climate of a surrounding area.
Monoculture – The growing of a single crop in a given area.
Permaculture – Development of agricultural ecosystems that are supposed to be sustainable and self-sufficient.
Resilience – The ability to recover quickly from difficulties.
Sustainable – economic development that is conducted without depletion of natural resources.
Toxins – a poison or venom of plant or animal origin, especially one produced by or derived from microorganisms and causing disease when present at low concentration in the body.
Urban Environments – relating to, or characteristic of a town or city.
Watershed Pollution – Pollution of a watershed can destroy an entire aquatic ecosystem, including its inhabitants.