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Fall 2020


The seminars are held on Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:30 pm on Zoom: 

In case of questions, please contact the ES Seminar Leads.



August 26, 2020: Syllabus Review and Course introduction - NO PUBLIC SEMINAR

September 2, 2020: ES faculty presentations, part 1

September 9, 2020: ES faculty presentations, part 2

September 16, 2020: John Foran, UC Santa Barbara, “The Future of Revolutions: Intersectional Global Climate Justice as Humanity’s Best Hope” – Host: Roger Bales  

September 23, 2020: Karletta Chief, University of Arizona, "Community Driven University Partnerships to Assess Exposures and Risk Perceptions of Diné Communities following the Gold King Mine Spill" - Host: Colleen Naughton 

September 30, 2020: Clare Cannon, UC Davis, "Community-engaged environmental health disparities research in California's San Joaquin Valley" - Host: Roger Bales

October 7, 2020: Nicole Athearn, NPS,  "Using Decision Science to Strengthen the Conservation Impact of Research" - Host: Jessica Blois 

October 14, 2020: Camila Alvarez, UC Merced, “Military, Race, and Air Toxics: Exploring the Military’s Role in Producing Environmental Inequality in the United States” – Host: Roger Bales 

October 21, 2020: Colleen Reid, CU Boulder, "Using machine learning to estimate population exposure to air pollution during wildfires and its associated health impacts" - Host: Xuan Zhang 

October 28, 2020: Lemir Teron, State University of New York, “Environmental Justice in the Aftermath of COVID-19” – Host: Marie-Odile Fortier  

November 4, 2020: Kevin Cromar, NYU, "Environmental Justice Indicator for Managing Local Air Pollution" – Host: Xuan Zhang  

November 11, 2020: Veterans Day - NO PUBLIC SEMINAR 

November 18, 2020: Michael Mascarenhas, UC Berkeley, " Thirsty for Environmental Justice. Racialized Austerity and Michigan’s War over Urban Water" – Host: Roger Bales  

November 25, 2020: Fall Break - NO PUBLIC SEMINAR

December 2, 2020: Jesse Jenkins, Princeton University,  "Clean electricity: the linchpin in a net-zero economy" - Host: Sarah Kurtz  

December 9, 2020: AGU week - NO PUBLIC SEMINAR