Thu, Mar 25|
For our inaugural journal club we will be discussing an essay from "All We Can Save," an anthology of wisdom from women at the forefront of the the climate movement. Join us for dinner and a forward-looking conversation about the climate crisis!
Time & Location
Mar 25, 2021, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
About The Event
Please join usfor a dialogue on the intersection of climate change, structural inequality, and human health, using the case study of flooding and forced migration in Miami. This will be followed by brief presentation and discussion of some of PSR’s upcoming initiatives at YSM, including climate justice-oriented curriculum reform, community outreach, and a journal club focusing on climate change & health.
In order to facilitate discussion, we ask attendees to listen to this short and entertaining podcast episode on the subject, as well as read this brief article outlining some of the deeper social impacts of sea level rise on Miami communities.
Listen to the essay read by actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus in the excellent podcast "How to Save a Planet, as excerpted from the star-studded audiobook for All We Can Save:
Podcast blurb from Gimlet:
Miami Beach could be mostly underwater within eighty years, but construction of new beachfront properties is booming. What’s behind this disconnect? To find out, writer Sarah Miller went undercover posing as a high end buyer to meet with real estate agents across the city. Here’s the story of what she found.
Sarah Miller’s piece, along with 40 other amazing essays by women at the forefront of the climate movement, appear in the book Ayana co-edited with Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis. To find out more about the book and all of the contributors, visit allwecansave.earth.