The video of Dr. Daniel Faber’s January 12 presentation “Environmental Injustice and the Crisis of Environmentalism” is now available. Director of the Northeastern Environmental Justice Research Collaborative, Dr. Faber speaks about climate change and the ecological crisis, as well as issues of environmental/climate injustice.
Climate change is an existential threat to humanity. Dr. Faber argues that we must embrace a more transformative politics of environmental justice that addresses the root causes of the ecological crisis, as well as an inspiring vision of a new and better world. This free webinar program was co-sponsored by Green Newton and the Newton Free Library, and is a part of the Green Newton Library Series.
The Newton Free Library has a short book list about climate justice. Feel free to click on the links to reserve one of the items.
- Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming – edited by Paul Hawken (full audiobook is on Hoopla)
- Silent Spring by Rachel Carson – digital/streaming audiobook and video also available
- This Changes Everything – Alfonso Cuaròn’s 2015 film based on Naomi Klein’s book
- What We’re Fighting for Now is Each Other: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Climate Justice by Wen Stephenson