Claremont Discourse - Social Justice and the Environment: Challenges for the New Administration

Social Justice and the Environment: Challenges for the New Administration
4:15 PM, Thursday, March 9th
Founders Room, Honnold Mudd Library

Panelists:

  • Heather Williams (Pomona College, Associate Professor of Politics)
  • Marc Los Huertos (Pomona College; Associate Professor of Environmental Analysis; Coordinator of Environmental Analysis)
  • Heather Campbell (Claremont Graduate University, Chair of Politics and Government)
  • Tanja Srebotnjak (Harvey Mudd College; Director, Hixon Center for Sustainable Environmental Design)

Moderated by: Janet Farrell Brodie (Claremont Graduate University, Professor of History)

The new Trump Administration has appointed several climate change skeptics and opponents of federal environmental regulations to lead the EPA and other agencies and departments. While several executive orders point towards a roll-back and curtailment of environmental protections, the Administration has not yet revealed a coherent strategy on how it intends to deal with climate change and interstate environmental issues. So what might we expect for the next four years? Claremont Discourse, the Library's signature faculty speaker series, has invited a panel of Claremont Colleges faculty experts to discuss what the Trump regime might mean for the environment and the politics of the environment.

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