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Brown bag lunch talk: Illegal trade in e-waste between Europe and West Africa

Professor Lieselot Bisschop will discuss the illegal trade in e-waste between Europe and West Africa, during a brown bag lunch on March 25, 2015, at 1:40 p.m. at John Jay College (Manhattan).  Bring your own lunch and join fellow students, environmental scholars, and

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The (il)legal trade in (e-)waste between Europe and West Africa: Lecture and discussion

Monday, November 3, 2014, 4:15 .m., rm. 3.80, new building, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Dr. Lieselot Bisschop, SEJ Program faculty and member of Dept. of Law, Police Science & Criminal Justice Administration This presentation focuses on the etiology and control

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Video of the Climate March

Raymond Fuller from Prof. Alexander Schlutz’s Environmental Justice course (SUS 300) shot the below video of the historic Climate March on September 21, 2014. Check it out! It gives the viewer a sense of how many, many people were there, the

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John Jay students, staff, and faculty help make history at the People’s Climate March

Joining hundreds of thousands people from thousands of organization, members of the John Jay community enthusiastically turned out for the People’s Climate March on Sunday, September 21, 2014, to draw attention to the pressing need for a political roadmap to

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People’s Climate March

On Sunday, September 21, 2014, individuals and organizations concerned about climate change and working to encourage sustainable and environmentally just policies in the U.S. and beyond will be marching through New York City, starting at Columbus Circle at 11:30 a.m., and

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Panel discussion: “A Global Climate Treaty: Why the U.S. Must Lead”

In preparation for the People’s Climate March, local, national, and international environmental leaders will be discussing why a new international treaty to reduce greenhouse gases should be pursued by world leaders on September 20, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. at the

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New York gets psyched for the People’s Climate March

New Yorkers are in for an exciting moment in history, poised to make a major contribution to the generations that come after us.  The People’s Climate March is gearing up to be a massive march in support of sustainability and environmental justice.

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U.N. draft report of risks of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions

The New York Times recently published the conclusions of a leaked U.N. draft report on the effects of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions, which finds that they are already threatening to be more of a global crisis than the political process can solve alone.

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