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Examining the Connection Between Climate Change and Environmental Justice

April 28, 2021

Office of Communications

In her recently published book Climate Change, Literature, and Environmental Justice (Cambridge University Press), Associate Professor of Environmental Studies and Comparative American Studies Jay Fiskio places climate change within the long histories of enslavement, settler colonialism, and resistance, and examines the connections between climate disruption and and a system of imperialism and capitalism.
Portrait of Professor Jay Fiskio

Oberlin College Joins Leaders From Across the United States Affirming a Commitment to Global Climate Action

December 11, 2020

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December 12, 2020, marks the five-year anniversary of the world coming together to sign on to the Paris Agreement for global climate action. To commemorate this moment, Oberlin College has joined more than one thousand leaders from local governments, businesses, tribal communities, and other institutions across the country as a signatory of the ‘‘America Is All In’’ joint statement.
Three solar array panels unclose in grass field.

Rumi Shammin Hosts Writeshop for Forthcoming Book on Climate Change and and Resilience in South Asia

October 27, 2020

Communications

More than 50 contributing authors were brought together to discuss their additions to the edited book Climate Change and Community Resilience: Insights from South Asia, which documents community-level initiatives from seven countries in South Asia, highlighting how communities have been dealing with climate change.
Screenshot of Zoom meeting with 22 participants
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