Global Environmental Justice Observatory
The purpose of the observatory is to support research and education in the interface of the environment, social justice and human rights. It has three key components: a student-edited peer-reviewed journal, Global Environmental Justice; a podcast, entitled Liminal Spaces, featuring interviews with distinguished scholars and practitioners from around the world; and educational resources, including syllabi. In the works is an encyclopedia like feature with entries on key events, people, institutions, and concepts in global environmental justice and related fields, such as political ecology, environmental human rights, gender, race and labor studies.
Related resources (by topic)
There’s no Climate Justice Without Racial Justice
Energy and electricity are universal necessities. And yet, they are not experienced in the same way by all communities. In South Florida, communities of color incur disproportionately higher electricity bills even when they qualify for low-income energy assistance.
We Got We, Not BP
Another Gulf Is Possible live recorded podcast 5 episode series “We Got We, Not BP” was sparked by observing 10 years of ongoing impacts from the BP oil disaster. Featuring voices of Gulf South climate and environmental justice leaders reflecting…
Topics on this grassroots radio station’s blog range from health as a human right to workers rights to reproductive justice and from Islam in the Crescent City to the Haitian community in New Orleans. There are also many local musicians that…
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