The Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability is pleased to present its fall lecture featuring Julie Sze and Michael Méndez in conversation about their new books on Wednesday, September 30, 4-5:15 pm PDT.
Dr. Michael Méndez is an Assistant Professor of Environmental Planning and Policy at the University of California, Irvine who studies the implications of climate change policy on communities of color. He is author of the recent book by Yale University Press. Dr. Méndez’s new book, Climate Change from the Streets, published by Yale University Press (2020), provides an urgent and timely analysis of the contentious politics of incorporating environmental justice into global climate change policy. Learn more about Michael Méndez.
Julie Sze is a Professor of American Studies at the University of California, Davis and the founding director of the Environmental Justice Project for UC Davis’ John Muir Institute for the Environment. Her latest book, Environmental Justice in a Moment of Danger, examines how environmental justice movements fight, survive, love, and create in the face of violence that challenges the conditions of life itself. Learn more about Julie Sze.
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