Environmental Justice Committee

Event Date: 
Monday, March 8, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Type7: 

Environmental Justice Committee Meetings will be in two parts -- (1) a business meeting and (2) a speaker. Until further notice, meetings will be on Zoom, 5:30-7:30 pm.

Speaker and Discussion: "De-growth" and how we can minimize energy use as a society.

Presenters are:

  • Jack Hammond, Professor of Sociology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center, will speak on the economics and politics of degrowth.
  • Nelly Tournaki, Professor of Special Education, College of Staten Island and the Graduate Center, will speak on the relationship of degrowth to the Green New Deal.

A full discussion will follow.

Suggested readings:

For a Zoom link for the meeting, contact the committee's chair, Nancyc Romer at nancyromer@gmail.com