Wednesday, May 23rd “Environmental Challenges: Perception versus Reality”
8:30 a.m. – Breakfast (7th floor Cabot)
9:00 a.m. – Urban Dimensions of Environmental Communication (Aaron Bernstein) Bernstein‘s Presentation
10:00 a.m. – Break
10:15 a.m. – Tufts President Anthony Monaco
10:45 a.m. – Review of Digital Stories (Colin Orians and Bryan Revis)
11:30 a.m. – Discussion of Reading – GMO foods
12:00 p.m. – Lunch
1:00 p.m. – Urban Agriculture and Food Security: Perception vs. Reality (Tim Griffin)
2:00 p.m. – Discussion
3:00 p.m. – Conclude
For tomorrow’s field trips, please read the following articles and comment on one or several of them in the space below.
1. Faber, Daniel and Eric Krieg. October 2005. “Unequal Exposure to Ecological Hazards 2005: Environmental Injustices in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Executive Summary.” Philanthropy and Environmental Justice Research Project of Northeastern University, pp. iii-vi, 1-11.
2. Bongiovanni, Roseann and Chacker, Stacey. Chelsea Creek Assessment presentation at Science to Action: Community-based Participatory Research and Cumulative Risk Analysis as Tools to Advance Environmental Justice in Urban, Suburban and Rural Communities held at Boston University on May 24-26, 2004.
3. Loh, Penn and Jodi Sugerman-Brozan. November 2002. “Environmental Justice Organizing for Environmental Health: Case Study on Asthma and Diesel Exhaust in Roxbury, MA.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, vol. 584, pp. 110-124.
Watch a 9 minute video on Environmental Justice groups organizing around climate justice to defeat Prop 23 in California: http://vimeo.com/32174618