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UWS 52B: Environmental Justice / Climate Justice

Resources for the study of environmental justice and climate justice at Brandeis. Course guide created for Katrin Fischer by Lisa Zeidenberg, Creative Arts Librarian

Environmental justice defined

A short introduction to the principles of environmental justice, from GRIST (2016)

"BIPOC communities across America pay the highest price for environmental justice issues brought upon by polluters." National Resources Defense Council (2017)

History of environmental justice

"Landfills, chemical waste facilities and power plants are more often built in poor and minority communities, which don't have the power or money to advocate for themselves." (ProPublica, 2017)