The Man-Made Disaster Known As Hurricane Katrina

Back-to-back documentaries coming up on the causes and after-effects of Hurricane Katrina’s devastation of New Orleans.

This ongoing man-made disaster¬† will be examined from two perspectives: The Climate Change Relocation Center of Seattle is offering a free screening of the new Spike Lee documentary If God is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise, 3-9, Sunday, August 29 at Re-Bar, 1114 Howard St. in Seattle. This is also a cajun & creole food potluck, so bring your best heat. 21 and over–drinks available.

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Environmental Activist Calls on Colleges to Diversify Sustainability

“Sustainability studies” courses and degree programs often fail to include considerations of race & socioeconomics.¬†¬† UW Geography in fact has moved in the opposite direction: one of the new tracks in our major is intentionally named “Environment, Economy and Sustainability”, and many courses in that track –Geog 276, Intro to Political Geography, Geog 302, Click to Read More