Archive: Environmental Justice

24 Articles

Barwendé M. Sané
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Spring 2024
Sustainability

Remembering Ecologist Yacouba Sawadogo: 2020 Champion of the Earth’s Inspirational Legacy

Georgetown Postdoctoral Associate Barwendé M. Sané discusses the legacy of the ecologist Yacouba.…

February 22, 2024

Biodiversity
Cecilia Cassidy
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Madhura Shembekar
Summer 2023

Extinction Rebellion: Inciting Controversy–and Conversation–Since 2018 

Extinction Rebellion, a U.K.-based, radical environmental group, uses public acts of civil disobedience to spark conversation about the climate.…

September 21, 2023

Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Summer 2023
Yuki Kato

Urban Cultivation Matters

Urban farms provide a variety of social benefits to the communities that tend them by challenging capitalistic systems of social inequity. However, growers face a host of…

September 1, 2023

Candice Powers
Environmental Justice
Spring 2023

Stewardship of Oceans Should Belong to the First Nations People

First Nations People have sustainably stewarded the oceans for centuries. Now modern practices must make room for them to lead in a sustainable mariculture. …

June 20, 2023

Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Sadie Morris
Spring 2023

Dismantling Dams for Decolonization

Sadie Morris (SFS '22) discusses the removal of dams on the lower Klamath on the Oregon-California border and the dams' broader significance in the environment and the legacies…

May 4, 2023

Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Shelby Gresch
Spring 2023
Sustainability

Hello Hoya Harvest

Shelby Gresch reflects on what role the Hoya Harvest, Georgetown's newly opened campus farm, can play in the growing practice of urban agriculture and how it can contribute to…

April 28, 2023

Climate & Energy
Environmental Health
Environmental Justice
Gillian Meyers
Spring 2023
Sustainability

People, Profits, and Planet

Gillian Meyers (SFS '23) reflects upon the durability of mutually beneficial Corporate-Indigenous partnerships and their effectiveness in protecting people and the.…

April 25, 2023

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Environmental Health
Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Peter Marra
Sustainability

Common Home Photography Showcase Winners

In biodiversity conservation as in climate action, seeing the forest for the trees means acting before the forest is reduced to a single tree. That means taking real action now…

April 11, 2023

Anya Wahal
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Food & Water

Water in the West: The Story of Farming in the Colorado River Basin

Green Commons Award recipient Anya Wahal shares her insights on the dynamics of the water crisis unfolding in the American. …

March 31, 2023

Environmental Justice
Maya Alcantara

Is the Worst Yet to Come? Cleaning up the Contamination in East Palestine, Ohio

Common Home editor Maya Alcantara responds to the recent environmental disaster in East Palestine,. …

March 14, 2023