Environmental and Climate Justice: Connecting Federal Policies to Local Action

Environmental and Climate Justice: Connecting Federal Policies to Local Action

Federal environmental and climate policy changes are intended to promote local and regional climate action, with a focus on equity and environmental justice. In this lecture we will discuss if there is a need for more comprehensive and measurable strategies to ensure that cities and regions become truly equitable, environmentally just, and prepared for climate change.  Featuring Chitra Kumar, Managing Director of the Climate and Energy Program from the Union of Concerned Scientists, Russell Zerbo, Advocate, Clean Air Council, and Christina Rosan, Associate Professor, Temple University’s Department of Geography and Urban Studies. This event will be co-sponsored by Geography and Urban Studies and the Center for Sustainable Communities. 

Date:
Monday, April 15, 2024
Time:
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Center for Anti-Racism, Mazur Hall, Room 821
Campus:
Main Campus
Categories:
  Climate     Climate  

Registration is required. There are 38 seats available.

Note: Registration is optional for in-person attendance, but required for attendance over Zoom.