Archive: Environmental Justice

12 Articles

Arts & Culture
Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Erin Cline

How the Humanities Can Help With The Climate Crisis: How ethics, culture, and spirituality can galvanize climate action 

Our traditions and practices are often rooted in deep connections to the land – even when those practices are harmful to the environment. Professor Erin Cline discusses how…

October 17, 2022

Climate Change
Environmental Justice
Evan Barba

Should the Inflation Reduction Act Make Us Less Pessimistic about the Climate?: Professor Evan Barba’s perspective on the climate impacts of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

A cause for less pessimism? Professor Evan Barba shares his views on the Inflation Reduction Act and what it means for the.…

October 17, 2022

Climate & Energy
Environmental Justice
Sadie Morris

Statehood Denied

The burden on the environment and DC’s minority residents Author: Sadie Morris, SFS ’22 & Common Home Editor Washington, D.C. is simultaneously one of the most…

August 25, 2022

Arts & Culture
Biodiversity
Environmental Justice
Series

Earth Day with Earth Commons

Voices on the Environment Series: Intergenerational Justice Voices on the Environment is a multi-year event series at the intersection of science, the humanities and the arts…

August 25, 2022

Climate & Energy
Environmental Justice
Malina Brannen

Climate Migration: the Change We Aren’t Talking About

Georgetown college student Malina Brannen breaks down the relationship between climate change and immigration policy and looks at the current state of policy domestically and…

June 10, 2022

Arts & Culture
Environmental Justice
What We're Reading

What We’re Reading: The Black Side of the River: Race, Language, and Belonging in Washington D.C.

Jan Menafee, Program Specialist for Environment, Justice, and Education at the Red House at Georgetown University, reviews Dr. Jessica Grieser's book The Black Side of the River:…

June 6, 2022

Clara Chiu
Climate & Energy
Environmental Justice
Erin LeGoff
Spring 2022

The Making of Maladaptation

Georgetown alumni, Clara Chiu and Erin LeGoff explain the concept of Maladaption: when climate projects set out to do good, unintentionally make matters. …

March 28, 2022

Environmental Justice
Food & Water
Kyle Paoletta
Spring 2022
Sustainability

Fallowed Ground

Common Home Correspondent Kyle Paoletta takes us to the southwest where the first concrete test of America's ability to adapt to the climate crisis is underway: the agreement…

February 13, 2022

Arts & Culture
Daniela Fernandez
Environmental Justice
Spring 2022

The Future of a Healthier Planet Begins with Us

Guest writer Daniela Fernandez COL '17, Founder and CEO of Sustainable Ocean Alliance, champions today's youth in the fight against climate change: "Together, we are abundantly…

February 9, 2022

Arts & Culture
Climate & Energy
Environmental Justice
Sadie Morris
Spring 2022

Burned Out on a Burning Planet

In "Burned Out on a Burning Planet," student editor, Sadie Morris, a self-described defunct activist, reflects on burnout in the climate. …

February 2, 2022