Center for Environmental Justice and Sustainability

Research

Scholar Collaboration Efforts to Explore Human and Natural World Activities

  • water use 
  • energy and food production
  • transportation
  • recreational activities
  • conservation of biodiversity
  • restoration ecology
  • animal welfare
  • educational attainment 

(For a list of journals available through the SU library related to environmental justice and sustainability, click here.)

Jesuit-Inspired Environmental Justice Leadership

  • equitable distribution of environmental hazards and benefits
  • fair and meaningful participation of all people with regard to environmental decision-making
  • efforts to address the links between environmental degradation and the abuse of human and animal rights
  • efforts to identify and reduce power imbalances, institutional racism, speciesism, and  economic injustice often at the root of the environmental damage suffered disproportionately by communities of color and of impoverished people.

Core CEJS Activities

  • cross-college EJS scholarship
  • the scholarship of EJS pedagogy
  • regional, national, and global interdisciplinary EJS scholarship
  • community-based EJS projects that shape environmental policies and practices 

CEJS Highlights

Just Sustainability Conference  

Join us at the SU 2016 Conference “Just Sustainability: Hope for the Commons” on Aug 7-9.

NCAI President Brian Cladoosby, City of Seattle’s Jessica Finn Coven (OSE Director), and Congressman Adam Smith will open the 3-day conference.

Check out the program, register, and read more here.