Archive: environmental justice

6 Articles

Climate Change
Environmental Health
Interviews
Sustainability
Ursula Gately

Rising Risk of Extreme Heat on Health in the District

Have you wondered why the summer heat in DC has increased so much? Undergraduate student Ursula Gately (COL'23) investigates rising heat in the district and the governmental, as…

October 15, 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

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

Climate & Energy
Food & Water
Sadie Morris
Spring 2022
Sustainability

Going GREEN at Georgetown

A profile of Georgetown Renewable Energy and Environment Network ). …

April 13, 2022

Environmental Health
Food & Water
Sheila Foster
Spring 2021
The Silo
Tiffany Ganthier

The Silo: Toxic Racism

Georgetown scholars Tiffany Ganthier, Laura Anderko, and Sheila R. Foster share their perspectives on environmental…

June 16, 2021