2022 Global Environmental Justice Conference explores questions of reparations, refugees, and Indigenous sovereignty

October 31, 2022
What will happen to the legal rights of the more than 200 million people who are likely to become climate refugees by 2050? How can we ensure that natural climate solutions are based on the input and knowledge of local Indigenous peoples? How do countries transition to renewable energy in equitable ways when many of their citizens lack access to existing energy sources?
These issues were at the center of panel discussions earlier this month at the Yale Center for Environmental Justice’s annual Global Environmental Justice Conference. The conference brings together scholars, practitioners, and activists from around the world and across disciplines to discuss how scholarship, social justice, and environmental management can be effectively integrated.
Read more at Yale School of the Environment’s website.
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