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Climate Change and Environmental Justice

Native Americans and other vulnerable groups are among those most affected by the negative effects of climate change, and these groups also shoulder disproportionately high and adverse burdens due to pollution and other environmental hazards.

Published onJan 15, 2022
Climate Change and Environmental Justice
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Abstract

Native Americans and other vulnerable groups are among those most affected by the negative effects of climate change, and these groups also shoulder disproportionately high and adverse burdens due to pollution and other environmental hazards. Ryan Emanuel, Ph.D. explores how environmental justice identifies these disparities and looks for sustainable solutions that maintain good relationships between humans and the world in which we live.

Ryan Emanuel is an environmental scientist and community-engaged scholar at NC State. He studies the impacts of climate change on water and ecosystems, and he also works with Native American communities to study the impacts of climate change, pollution, and other environmental hazards in their communities. Emanuel hopes to help amplify voices and perspectives of Native Americans and other marginalized communities who shoulder disproportionate environmental burdens.

This video was originally produced for an audience of entering first-year and transfer students at NC State University as a part of an interdisciplinary experience.

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SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

  1. Borunda, A. (2021). Where are the US's natural gas pipelines? Often in vulnerable communitiesNational Geographic.

  2. Emanuel, R.E. (2017). Flawed environmental justice analyses. Science 357(6348), p. 260.

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