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Episode from the podcastAll Things Connected

#15: The Long Fight for Environmental Justice

Released Wednesday, 16th September 2020
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Dr. Paul Mohai, a giant in the environmental justice field and professor at University of Michigan School for Environment and Sustainabilty, joins the podcast to discuss "what is environmental justice? and why is it important?" and issues related to the long fight for environmental justice across the nation and in Michigan
Background reading:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/17/climate/climate… (The Environmental Justice wake up call) (New York Times, Lisa Friedman and Julia Rosen)
https://www.newsweek.com/2016/04/08/michigan-air-p… (Choking to Death in Detroit: Flint Isn’t Michigan’s Only Environmental Justice Disaster) (Newsweek, Zoe Schlanger) 
https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/feb/21/phi… ("Moment of Reckoning" as China bans imports of US recyclables )(The Guardian)
Welcome to “Cancer Alley,” Where Toxic Air Is About to Get Worse (Tristan Baurick, ProPublica)
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