The Purple one Had a Green Side: Prince & Clean Energy

An anonymous $50,000 check marked the start of Prince’s donations to climate change and clean energy causes. I had no idea that the artist so fondly associated with the color purple … Continue reading The Purple one Had a Green Side: Prince & Clean Energy

When federalism fails: EPA knew about Flint

 The “EPA did it’s job…” these are the words of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy on the Flint, Michigan lead-poisoned water crisis. State and local officials are … Continue reading When federalism fails: EPA knew about Flint

That time I was on the radio talking about #ClimateJustice

Last October I was invited to join the It’s Hot in Here radio team on WCBN 88.3 FM-Ann Arbor for a discussion about climate justice. The show kicked off discussing the disparities between … Continue reading That time I was on the radio talking about #ClimateJustice

‘I Can’t Breathe:’ Race, Place, Class, and Disparities in Metropolitan Air Quality

My current research project relies on two of the most recognized rallying cries of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, “I Can’t Breathe” and “Hands Up,” to illustrate metropolitan air quality disparities and the disproportionate burden … Continue reading ‘I Can’t Breathe:’ Race, Place, Class, and Disparities in Metropolitan Air Quality