environment

PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MARCH and the U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT: Still disproportionally white and wealthy?

Updated April 25th, 2017 In the fall of 2014, the largest climate protest to date occurred at the People’s Climate … Read More

PICTURING THE US ENVIRONMENT: Before the EPA

In the early and mid-70s the then newly established US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired a couple dozen … Read More

SOCIOLOGISTS REFLECT ON TRUMP’S ELECTION

I and several others sociologists were recently invited to write reflective pieces on the election of Trump. You can read … Read More

THE TRUST GAP: Few in African civil society think the US will deliver on climate change

Even before the election of Donald Trump to the presidency of the US, few members of civil society throughout Africa … Read More

CLIMATE JUSTICE: An analogy

Many people and students are unfamiliar with the context that has generated calls from nations and social movements for “climate … Read More

CLIMATE JUSTICE AND CLIMATE CHANGE: WHO’S RESPONSIBLE?

TEACHING ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE IN SOCIOLOGY COURSES IS VITAL  and should arguably include a focus on CLIMATE JUSTICE. Teaching students … Read More

ECOLOGICAL FOOTPRINTS: How many planets for our lifestyle?

As the consequences of highly consumptive capitalism continue to cause problems around the world, teaching about the impacts of … Read More