September 3, 2007
Environmental Justice and the Poor - N.Y. Times Article
The New York Times has a new article on environmental justice that covers environmental justice and development. The article is: Amanda Griscom Little, Not in Whose Backyard? (Sep. 2, 2007).
More information on environmental justice is available at:
- EPA's website (listing an environmental justice internship)
- Pres. Clinton's Executive Order on Environmental Justice
- Sierra Club's Environmental Justice page
- Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University (with many good links)
- (A Lexis title search "environmental justice" revealed 271 articles)
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I would also recommend the following readings:
Dasgupta, Partha. Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).
Eckersley, Robyn. The Green State: Rethinking Democracy and Sovereignty (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004).
Shrader-Frechette, Kristin. Environmental Justice: Creating Equality, Reclaiming Democracy (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002). Her concerns here date back to her book, Risk and Rationality: Philosophical Foundations for Populist Reforms (1991).
And Part VII, "What on Earth Do We Want? Human Social Issues and Environmental Values,' in Andrew Light and Holmes Rolston III, eds., Environmental Ethics: An Anthology (Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003), 451-526.
Posted by: Patrick S. O'Donnell | Sep 5, 2007 8:12:31 AM