Fires, Floods and Fossil Fuels: Social Movements for Climate Justice A talk by Penny Newman

Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Benson Auditorium, Avery Hall, Pitzer College

PennyNewmanPenny Newman will discuss extreme weather, “natural disasters” and how reliance on fossil fuels impacts our daily lives and those most vulnerable to social and environmental burdens. Newman’s talk will address how we can combat and prepare for increasing environmental changes and move toward a more just future.

Newman is the founder and executive director of the Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice, the oldest and most well-known environmental justice organization in the Inland Empire. She has been active in environmental justice issues for more than 30 years.

FMI: brinda_sarathy@pitzer.edu. Sponsors: Pitzer College (Community Engagement Center, Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, Campus Life Committee); Pomona College (Pomona College Public Event Funding, 5C Environmental Analysis, Public Policy Analysis program); Harvey Mudd College (Lead dean of 5C Environmental Analysis)

 

Location: Benson Auditorium, Pitzer College