SCOTUS Roundtable with Gerald Torres, Sheila Foster & Breya Johnson
YCEJ faculty director, Gerald Torres, was featured on The Coolest Show for a roundtable on the current decisions made by SCOTUS. Listen to the episode here! Hosted by Rev. Yearwood, The Coolest Show podcast reimagines how Black, Indigenous, and Brown people thrive in our environment.
Yale Global Environmental Justice Conference 2022
How Equitable Transportation Access Drives Distributive Justice and Development
This session will explore why equitable access to transportation is needed to achieve development goals while also playing a critical role in combating the unfolding crisis of climate change. Solutions must consider how people really travel, and how goods are delivered.
Exposures: Extraction, Environmental Racism and Relationships to Contaminated Land on the Navajo Nation
This session focuses on hydrologist Dr. Tommy Rock’s (Diné) research and work with artist Fazal Sheikh (born 1965). Dr. Rock is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University.
Gene editing in the livestock industry: justice implications for farming systems and non-human animals
The world population is increasing, possibly reaching 9.7 billion people by 2050. Most of the population growth is estimated to happen in tropical or subtropical regions, like Africa and Asia.
2022 Global EJ Conference: Legal dimensions of climate migration: Equity, justice, vulnerability
Moderated by Maya Prabhu Associate Professor of Psychiatry Associate Professor Adjunct of Law; Yale School of Medicine, Yale Law School
2022 Global EJ Conference: Heritage for All: Building resilience in preserving culture
The Caribbean’s heritage spans approximately 5000 years and represents one of humanities’ greatest context for human-environment relationship highlighted through forced encounter and migration.
2022 Global EJ Conference: Responding to Climate Change with Equitable Humanitarian Assistance
Adessou Kossivi, Regional Lead of Africa, Global Network of Civil Society Organization for Disaster Reduction
Marcie Roth, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, World Institute on Disability
Security and Sovereignty in the Global Food System
Given the challenges that have deeply impacted the food system over the past year including climate change, conflict (such as that in Ukraine) and the ongoing Covid pandemic, what is our best way forward? How can food systems around the world best address these ongoing challenges?
Field Perspectives on Energy Transitions in the Global South
The transition to clean energy in the Global South will require a range of instruments that support flexible and rapid implementation to meet ambitious climate targets.
Opening Session; Finance for Climate Justice with a Caribbean Spotlight
The USAID Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission presents Finance for Climate Justice: Caribbean Spotlight.
2022 Global EJ Conference: Keynote and “Fireside Chat” with Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò
Moderated by Gerald Torres, Professor of Environmental Justice, Professor of Law; Yale School of the Environment, Yale Law School
Yale Energy Justice Speaker Series: Spring 2022
Indigenous Land Dispossession
Justin Farrell, Yale School of the Environment
Community Advocacy and Organizing
Denise Abdul-Rahman; NAACP Environmental Climate Justice Team
Energy Justice and Health Outcomes
Kenneth Gillingham; Yale University
Energy Justice and Renewable Energy Development
Zaid Ashai; CEO, Nexamp
Yale Global Environmental Justice Conference 2021
2021 Conference Welcome and Opening Session
Speakers: Indy Burke, Graciela Chichilnisky, Gerald Torres
2021 Conference Panel 1
Moderated by Laura Bozzi
Panelists: Chéri Smith, Diana Hernandez, Daniel Aldana Cohen, Shannon Baker-Branstetter
Discussants: Rory Stewart, Narasimha Rao
2021 Conference Panel 2
Moderated by Gerald Torres
Panelists, (Dorceta Taylor), Sonia Park, Keller Easterling
2021 Conference Panel 3
Moderated by Mark Bomford
Panelists: Ricardo Salvador, Naya Jones, Debbie Humphries, Elizabeth Hoover
Discussants: Kristin Reynolds, Samara Brock