Keene State College
Mapping Environmental Justice: The Geography of Population and Pollution part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Activities
In this lab activity, students work with ArcGIS Explorer Online and databases from the United States Environmental Protection Agency in order to search for correlations between population and hazardous waste sites. The specific datasets used are: the Toxic Release Inventory Search from the TRI database in Envirofacts; and, ethnicity and diversity data derived from ArcGIS Online. Students examine the data at various geographic scales and report their findings to their classmates.
Calculating Costs: Economic and Environmental Justice in Urban Geography part of Integrate:Workshops:Teaching Environmental Justice: Interdisciplinary Approaches:Essays
Christopher Cusack, Keene State College Environmental justice stands as one of the great challenges of the 21st century. In community after community, the juxtaposition of wealth and poverty and of clean versus ...