environmental justice Archives - State of the Planet

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Fusing Sustainability and Education in New York City Schools

Oren Pizmony-Levy works to help schools engage with environmental and social justice issues at every level.

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Mixing Art and Environmental Science to Catalyze Social Change

Justin Brice Guariglia explains how he uses art to help people connect with the biggest ecological challenges of our time.

by |May 10, 2019
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Grappling With Ocean Conservation and Social Justice

Marine biologist, policy expert, and conservation strategist Ayana Elizabeth Johnson discusses the challenges and possibility she sees in environmental justice work today.

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Exploring the Intersection of Faith and Environmental Justice

Theologian Hussein Rashid discusses the challenges and possibilities he sees in environmental justice work today.

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Reflections on Environmental Justice in Agadir, Morocco

A program brings young women of color from low-income high schools in the U.S. to Morocco to explore the intersections of race, gender, and environmental justice.

by |August 1, 2018
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Proposed Pipelines Could Threaten Water Supply for NYC and Indigenous Groups

Similar to Standing Rock, a battle for clean energy and water rages on in our own backyard, but few in New York City seem to notice.

by |April 5, 2018

Isaac Wilkins: An Environmental Justice and Sustainability Calling

Isaac Wilkins, a current MPA ESP student, has a calling. Introduced to the environmental movement through advocating for environmental justice issues impacting communities of color, he is expanding his mission to help solve diverse issues across the various sectors within the environmental movement.

by |January 31, 2017

Faculty Profile: Marianne Lado

“In today‚Äôs world, whether we think about the local, regional, national or even international settings, tackling sustainability requires consideration of the communities most affected by environmental degradation and ensuring that community members have meaningful opportunities to participate in decisions affecting their lives.”

by |January 20, 2016