Winter 2021 | URBN PL 269-2: Special Topics in Environmental Analysis and Policy: Environmental Justice

Quarter: Winter 2021
Instructor: S.B. Hecht

Thursday | 2:00pm - 4:50pm Lecture, three hours. Topics in environmental analysis and policy selected by faculty members. May be repeated for credit. S/U or letter grading. Examination of environmental inequality and environmental racism, with focus on context of global climate change. Through lens of current problems at intersection of justice and environment, study covers past, present, and possible futures of environmental and climate justice movements, theory, and practice. Students learn concepts and tools to analyze and address linked environmental and social issues facing unequal cities in increasingly unstable climate.