'Environmental and Climate Justice' is theme of ESPE winter series

Publication Date
Majora Carter

Majora Carter

The Environmental Science, Policy and Engineering program has announced the winter seminar series, this year devoted to “Environmental and Climate Justice,” an exploration of how various segments of our population, particularly people of color and indigenous people, experience environmental risks and benefits.

Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

Majora Carter is a MacArthur Fellow and Peabody Award-winning radio broadcaster specializing in urban revitalization. She will speak on “Community as Corporation: Talent-Retention in Low Status America.”

Zoom Webinar: https://union.zoom.us/j/99477780882

Stacy-Ann Robinson

Stacy-Ann Robinson

Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m.

Stacy-Ann Robinson is an assistant professor of environmental studies at Colby College and a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Working Group II, which assesses climate change impacts, adaptation, and vulnerability. She will speak on “The Climate Finance-Climate Justice Nexus: The Case of Small Island Developing States.”

Zoom Webinar: https://union.zoom.us/j/97367350848

For more on Stacy-Ann Robinson, visit here.

Wednesday, Feb. 24 at 7:30PM

Aaron Mair

Aaron Mair

Aaron Mair is former national president of The Sierra Club and an advocate in the Capital Region and nationwide for environmental justice. He will speak on "The Shades of Justice: Building a Diverse and Inclusive Environmental Movement."

Zoom Webinar: https://union.zoom.us/j/96486440193

For more about Aaron Mair, visit here.

Each year, ESPE’s Winter Seminar Series brings leading experts to campus on a critical topic for our environmental future.

For more information, contact Prof. Jeff Corbin (corbinj@union.edu).