This digital collection includes papers given during the Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene Symposium held in 2017, Day 2 tracks: Track 1: Thinking the Anthropocene: Conceptual Issues in Environmental Justice; Track 2: Law, Rights and Environmental Justice; Track 3: Critical Perspectives on Distributive and Procedural Environmental Justice; Track 4: Climate Justice; Track 5: Water Security and Justice; Track 6: Green Cities, Inclusion, and the Justice of Recognition; Track 7: Alternatives to Development; Track 8: Teaching and Learning Environmental Justice; Track 9: Environmental Justice in China; Track 10: Indigenous People and Environmental Justice; Track 11: Moving Past Rhetoric: Incorporating Social Justice Theory and Praxis That Honors, Empowers, and Transforms Research with Underrepresented/Marginalized Communities; Track 12: Planning for Boulder's Just Transition; Track 13: Intersecting and Hidden Inequalities; Track 14: Environmental and Social Justice in Turbulent Times.
(Colorado State University. Libraries, 2017) Colorado State University. School of Global Environmental Sustainability, author
"We have planned a diverse, international Symposium on Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene. In this program, you will find logistical information about the symposium, the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (SoGES) Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene Global Challenge Research Team (GCRT), Colorado State University, and Fort Collins."
(Colorado State University. Libraries, 2017-07-25) Antal, Attila, author
I am dealing in this paper with the question of environmental and climate (in)justices in Eastern and South Europe (ESE). At first, I will refer the theoretical pillars of environmental justice and my statement is that there is an expanding sphere concerning environmentalism which has grounded the theory of climate justice. The environmental justice has been expanded to climate justice, because it increasingly addressed that the environmental and social conditions provide for individual and community needs and functioning and justice depends on the environmental conditions. It has been put forward here that populism could bring closer the importance of environmental and climate related disasters to the people's everyday lives and experience. In the next part of this paper the connection of climate justice and social problems in ESE has been analyzed. The investigation elaborated here is based on a very important initiative called Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT) and its Environmental Justice Atlas. I will focus on two main environmental and climate injustice caused challenges: the first one is the situation of the Roma communities in ESE, and the second one is the emerging case of fuel or energy poverty. It has been raised here that an elitist populist regime, for instance in Hungary, how can damage the case of environmental and climate justice with instituted biopower. I will conclude this paper that we need to (re)enhance the social nature of environmental problems and this will strengthen the environmental consciousness in ESE. The relating discourse of environmental and climate justice in ESE is need to be based on environmental identities constructed on ethnical and social solidarity. Finally, we should have a look on the biopolitical structure of modern State.