Eco-Music Monday: Marvin Gaye “Mercy, Mercy Me (the Ecology)”

It’s been a while since my last Eco-Music Monday post, but I felt a blast from the past was needed today. First to remind us of how far we’ve progressed … Continue reading Eco-Music Monday: Marvin Gaye “Mercy, Mercy Me (the Ecology)”

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

‘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