Zero Waste Week: Waste Justice Panel

Michigan League 911 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Join us for a panel discussion of waste colonialism and justice in the linear economy. This panel discussion will engage with the broad idea that our linear economies, in which items are produced, sold, used, and thrown away, are not only harmful to our ecosystems but to the communities (humans and non-humans) who live, work,

It’s an Emergency! What are we doing about it? Environmental Justice & Emergency Response in Detroit

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Registration required. For in-person, refreshments served at 5:30 pm and the Program is 6:00-8:00 pm. In addition to Ms. Patterson, the event includes a Detroit Community Panel, moderated by Laprisha Berry Daniels (Detroiters Working for Environmental Justice): Ricky Ackerman (Eastside Community Network); Tammara Howard (What About Us & Belvidere Community Youth Block Club); Theresa Landrum

2023 Kelbaugh Lecture: Paola Viganò, “Laboratories of the Transition. Projects in Europe.”

Art and Architecture Building - Auditorium 2104 2000 Bonisteel Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Cities and territories face social and environmental challenges (climate change, biodiversity crises, increasing urbanization of the planet). Urban and territorial design defines today an urgent and critical field. Through four episodes – “Prototypes of the transition”, “Utopia for our Time”, “Design a Horizontal Metropolis”, and “Towards an urbanism of the living soil” – the presentation

Leveraging Interdisciplinary Lenses to Advance Environmental Justice

Jeffries Hall - 1020 Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The University of Michigan Law School welcomes you to the following event, hosted by our Environmental Law & Policy Program: Despite 50 years of federal regulation, environmental burdens ranging from pollution to climate-change driven health harms, remain inequitably distributed by race, income, and gender. Professor Sara Colangelo will explore how advocates can creatively leverage interdisciplinary lenses

MICDE Ph.D. Student Seminar: Mingyan Tian

Rackham Graduate School (Horace H.) - Earl Lewis Room, 3rd Floor

Topic: Pricing Physical Water Risk: Machine Learning Approaches to Quantify the Impact of Corporate Water Use Efficiencies in the Financial Markets Corporate financial risk in their operations resulting from climate change and water resource limitations result in volatility in the capital markets. This has become a regulatory focus under the Task for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD),

Earth Day 2023: Justice in Focus

Rackham Auditorium Rackham Graduate School 915 E Washington St Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

After three years of COVID, we are emerging from multiple crises: global pandemic, economic downturn and mass inflation, and a crisis of racial inequality. Earth Day 2023: Justice in Focus seeks to put justice and Earth in the same conversation, removing the silos of environment, human social systems, and political ecology. The University of Michigan,

Planet Party

Diag - Central Campus Central Campus, 515 E Jefferson, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Come to the diag on April 16th to learn about current events relating to climate change and sustainable innovations, opportunities to get involved on and off campus, actions people can take to support sustainable development right now, ways to lead a more sustainable life, and recommendations for how to continue learning about the environment. The

Understanding NAAQS (Non-)Attainment: Science, Policy, & Implications for Environmental Justice

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Zoom registration required Please join us for a Residents & Researchers 'Tuesday Talks at 12' webinar on environment, health and community and more specifically on whether the EPA's National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) are protecting public health. Panelists include: Nick Leonard (Great Lakes Environmental Law Center); Simone Sagovac (Southwest Detroit Community Benefits Coalition); and

Climate Change and Environmental Justice: What is the role of social workers to promote change?

Online Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The impacts of climate change on the world is overwhelming. The increase in droughts harm food production and human health. Flooding has led to the spread of disease and damages to ecosystems and infrastructure. Climate change impacts are seen throughout every aspect of the world we live in. However, climate change impacts are uneven across


A2 Climate Teach-In

Genesis of Ann Arbor 2309 Packard St, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

The First Annual A2 Climate Teach-In builds on this legacy by addressing another critical issue which has been clouded by misinformation and a lack of coordinated action. As in 1965 and the many subsequent Ann Arbor teach-ins, this teach-in is not just about teaching and learning -- it's about about community building and creating momentum for action.