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Heidi Weiskel: Resource Protection and Environmental Justice in the Era of Coastal Climate Change Presentation Ten Principles for Sustainable Aquaculture Dr. Heidi Weiskel As part of the International Affairs (IA) week-long conference on Star Island, Dr. Heidi Weiskel presented a talk and led a discussion on “Resource Protection and Environmental Justice in the … Continue reading

26th NAELS Conference on Environmental Justice: Professors Gerald Torres and Lani Guinier

Harvard Environmental Law Program Published on Apr 9, 2014 Q&A format between Professor Gerald Torres, visiting professor at Cornell Law School and architect of President Clinton’s Executive Order on Environmental Justice, and Professor Lani Guinier of Harvard Law School.

26th NAELS Conference on Environmental Justice: Panel 1

Harvard Environmental Law Program Published on Apr 8, 2014 Panelists Kalila Barnett (ACE), Sheila Holt-Orsted (activist), Hilton Kelley (CID) and Richard Marcantonio (Public Advocates) share personal EJ stories and reflect on how EJ affects their communities. Moderated by Tom Zeller, … Continue reading

26th NAELS Conference on Environmental Justice: Dr. Robert Bullard

Harvard Environmental Law Program Published on Apr 8, 2014 Opening remarks by Harvard Environmental Law Society Co-Presidents Genevieve Parshalle and Cecilia Segal; NAELS Executive Director Dan Worth; and Harvard Law Professor Richard J. Lazarus. Inspiring address by Dr. Robert Bullard, … Continue reading

Indigenous Environmental Justice Symposium: Kyle Whyte

The IEJ Project Published on Aug 13, 2016 Professor Kyle Whyte presented a lecture on Climate Change, Traditional Knowledge, and Environmental Justice at York University’s first ever Indigenous Environmental Justice Symposium (May 26th, 2016). About Professor Kyle Whyte: Kyle holds … Continue reading

The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights

University of California Television (UCTV) Published on Feb 7, 2008 Robert D. Bullard has been described as the nation’s leading authority on race and the environment. In this presentation from UC Santa Barbara, Bullard takes a look at the connection … Continue reading

Environmental justice, explained

Grist Published on Jan 26, 2016 We already know that pollution and climate change negatively affect people’s health and quality of life. But we’re not always clear about which people are most exposed and impacted. The harm that comes with … Continue reading

Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis: Vandana Shiva

In Soil Not Oil, Vandana Shiva explains that a world beyond dependence on fossil fuels and globalization is both possible and necessary. Condemning industrial agriculture as a recipe for ecological and economic disaster, Shiva champions the small, independent farm: their … Continue reading

Mustafa Ali: Meet the Top EPA Environmental Justice Official Who Quit to Protest Pruitt & Trump

Democracy Now! Published on Mar 13, 2017 – A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency has resigned in protest of a Trump administration proposal to scale back severely the size and work of the agency. Mustafa Ali helped … Continue reading

Chief Environmental Justice Official at EPA Resigns, With Plea to Pruitt to Protect Vulnerable Communities | InsideClimate News Mustafa Ali quits after 24 years, as new administrator prepares deep cuts in programs affecting the poor and minorities. Phil McKenna By Phil McKenna Mustafa Ali is stepping down from his position as head of the environmental justice program … Continue reading