COVID-19 SPECIAL EDITION | SOCIAL IMPACT LIVE: Climate Change and Environmental Justice

April 21, 2020 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Event Organizer

CSSW Communications


The massive shutdown in economic activity in response to the spread of the coronavirus has brought into sharp relief the damage done by a carbon economy—not only to the environment but to those who live in its shadow. As pollution levels decline dramatically, the death rate of those populations living in areas of severe environmental degradation has risen just as dramatically. In this episode of Social Impact LIVE, host Richard Hara (bio) sits down with Courtney Cogburn (bio), a CSSW associate professor who is a member of the University-wide Climate Change Task Force, led by Alex Halliday of the Earth Institute, and Samantha Winter (bio), a CSSW assistant professor whose research focuses on the social and environmental determinants driving inequities in women’s health, to talk about how we might rethink our relationship to the planet, and each other, in the pandemic’s wake.

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