On Thursday, March 12, 2015, James Martin will discuss his work on “Distributed Solar Power and the Energy-System Revolution.  The talk will take place at 1:40 p.m.  in room 3510 North Hall (Economics conference room) at John Jay College of …

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Recent court filings in Europe accuse governments of insufficiently countering climate change By Lieselot Bisschop In 2012, Roger Cox, a Dutch lawyer, published a book called Revolution Justified: Why only the law can save us now. This provides a well-documented historic account of …

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This talk, on Thursday December 4, 204, at 6 p.m. at the New School (Manhattan), will focus on how to generate the political and social change necessary to confront climate change. The presenters include: Robert Jay Lifton, author of many books, including …

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Join filmmaker John Ankele for a screening of his new documentary “The wisdom to survive: Climate change, capitalism, and community” followed by a discussion.  The film starts from the point of view that climate change has already arrived, as scientists …

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Environmentalism and theater– a winning combination!  A group of students in the SEJ undergraduate minor program, taking Prof. Alexander Schlutz’s Environmental Justice (SUS 300) and Prof. Milena Popov’s Introduction to Sustainability (SUS 299) courses, were among the theater audience at …

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SEJ faculty member, and adjunct instructor in the Communications & Theater Arts Department, Karen Malpede wrote and directs Extreme Whether, which hits the stage in NYC this fall (October 2-26, 2014). Extreme Whether dramatizes the controversy over climate change but evolves into a reverie about the sublime in …

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Featured image (above): Caribbean Youth Exchange for Climate Change Resilience participants discuss the environmental health and justice challenges in Caribbean nations. Below: More scenes from the John Jay contingent at the Climate March last Sunday. [Photos by Nyasha Laing and …

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