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This timely book outlines the debates on environmental and ecological citizenship that have emerged out of the concern with environmental justice since the 1990s.
The book demonstrates how awareness of environmental hazards, injustices and new forms of risk is only effective when it generates strategies for political change. It examines how environmental movements have become increasingly involved in governance processes at the national, regional and intergovernmental levels, in contexts such as the EU, UN and LA21 initiatives.
Although the environmental movement and the environmental justice movement would seem to be natural allies, their relationship over the years has often been characterized by conflict and division. The environmental justice movement has charged the mainstream environmental movement with racism and elitism and has criticized its activist agenda on the grounds that it values wilderness over people.
Killing for Coal offers a bold and original perspective on the 1914 Ludlow Massacre and the “Great Coalfield War.” In a sweeping story of transformation that begins in the coal beds and culminates with the deadliest strike in American history, Thomas Andrews illuminates the causes and consequences of the militancy that erupted in colliers’ strikes over the course of nearly half a century. He reveals a complex world shaped by the connected forces of land, labor, corporate industrialization, and workers’ resistance.
n this program, pollution and reclamation both share the spotlight. Compelling footage of ecological damage includes smoking factories and power stations, a tap pouring out brown water, exhaust emissions, a slag heap, a chemical dump, barrels of radioactive waste, acid rain damage, hillside erosion, a forest fire, burning oil wells, black rain, oil-coated waterfowl, littered waterways, melting ice floes, and dead landscapes.
How does an organism carried by insects become an instrument of mass destruction? Can malaria be defeated or at least neutralized? What political and economic forces influence the battle against the disease?
Ozone, groundwater contamination, and hazardous waste disposal are only three of the many ecological hurdles to be jumped in the race to save the Earth. This program investigates the major environmental problems facing the United States today and the possible health hazards associated with each
In an era of high-speed international commerce, safety standards and import inspection procedures are riddled with loopholes. The result? Quantities of dangerous substances found in goods manufactured overseas have risen dramatically.
Most elementary-age children exude innocence and optimism. What about kids who face extreme poverty? This documentary focuses on the plight of underprivileged nine-year-olds across the world—revealing their hardships and challenges as well as the light-hearted spirit they often exhibit in spite of their surroundings.
Seeks to contribute to a just solution to the climate crisis by emphasizing the importance of equity principles in all aspects of the policy response, by producing political and economic analyses that highlight equity issues, and by developing proposals.
Green For All will be an advocacy, community education and technical assistance organization....working to ensure that people from disadvantaged backgrounds find work and opportunity in the green economy.