272.2 sec. 001 - Environmental Justice: Race, Class, and the Environment (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Ingrid Brostrom (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Madeline Stano
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Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
- M 3:35 PM - 6:15 PM
From August 17, 2020
To November 23, 2020
Course End: November 23, 2020
Class Number: 32437
Enroll Limit: 25
As of: 09/25 07:27 AM
Environmental justice describes a social and political movement to seek greater equity in the distribution of environmental harms and benefits in our society, and in particular, to address the disproportionate impact of pollution on low-income communities of color. This course explores the intersection between traditional environmental law and civil rights; how decision-making affects not only our natural environment but also our lived environment. The course will provide an overview of traditional and emerging environmental justice topics, and the innovative methods practitioners are using to address systemic environmental inequalities.
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