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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 http://democracynow.org – 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

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/09032017/epa-environmental-justice-mustafa-ali-flint-water-crisis-dakota-access-pipeline-trump-scott-pruitt 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

“Environmental Justice: The Spirit of Sustainability” by Robin Morris Collin

Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability Published on Feb 7, 2017 November 17, 2011 | Robin Morris Collin, author and professor of law, explains the need to have all cultures represented and heard in sustainability discussions. and and

Food Sovereignty: A Strategy for Environmental Justice

Posted on November 11, 2016 Food sovereignty offers a strategy for social mobilization that confronts rural disintegration while addressing environmental crises. This paper is being presented at Food and Justice: Ideas for a new global food agenda?, a conference organized … Continue reading