Environmental Studies

June 27, 2009 to June 30, 2009

10th Biennial Conference on Communication and Environment

The central theme of this event is "Environmental Communication as a Nexus."

Battle Looms Between Trump, Economists Over True Cost Of Climate Change

"It seems increasingly likely that the Trump administration would either alter, or attempt to stop using entirely, an Obama-era metric known as the 'social cost of carbon' in its federal rule-making processes. And that could have have major effects on the way environmental policies are written (or unwritten) in the coming years."

Source: Wash Post, 12/23/2016

What Challenges Face Enviro Journalism Teaching?

A look at major challenges encountered by teachers of environmental journalism found many: Fluctuating support from administrations and students, advocacy concerns, balancing technology and storytelling, and addressing dim career prospects. Insights — and solutions — from the new EJ Academy column.

"Feds Withheld Key Documents From Standing Rock Sioux"

"The Army made a stunning admission earlier this month when it announced its decision to require a deeper environmental review and more extensive consultation before deciding whether to grant an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline."

Source: High Country News, 12/16/2016

"EPA Made Changes To Fracking Study After White House Meeting"

"U.S. EPA's contentious assertion that hydraulic fracturing hasn't caused 'widespread, systemic' problems with drinking water was added shortly after agency officials met with Obama White House officials to discuss 'messaging,' according to documents obtained by public radio reporters."

Source: EnergyWire, 12/06/2016

Sioux Chief Asks Protesters To Disband, Trump To Review Pipeline Permit

"A Native American leader asked thousands of protesters to return home after the federal government ruled against a controversial pipeline, despite the prospect of President-elect Donald Trump reversing the decision after he takes office."

Source: Reuters, 12/06/2016
June 20, 2017 to June 24, 2017

Rust/Resistance: Works of Recovery, ASLE 12th Biennial Conference

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment will hold its 2017 conference in Detroit, Michigan, an ideal place to confer about rust, resistance, and recovery.

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