For the past month, Professor Rebecca Bratspies has been using Mayah’s Lot, an environmental justice comic book that she developed along with graphic artist Charlie LaGreca, in educational workshops with fifth and sixth graders in Queens to cultivate their understanding of environmental law and environmental justice.
CUNY School of Law’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) is hosting “Act Now: Environmental Activism Conference,” a conference for both youth and adults to connect with climate and environmental activists, leading environmental regulators, and educators to learn and take action.
The Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) at the City University of New York School of Law is helping to bring environmental justice to classrooms with the release of its comic book Mayah’s Lot.
Professor Rebecca Bratspies participated in a workshop hosted by Harvard University’s Center for the Environment and in collaboration with the Harvard Law School Institute for Global Law and Policy and the Program on Science Technology and Society.
In her latest post for the Nature of Cities blog, Professor Rebecca Bratspies discusses the recent plight of a dolphin that swam into the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
On October 17, 2012, CUNY’s Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER) hosted the New York City Urban Field Station and the New York City Parks and Recreation Quarterly Research Seminar on the resilience of social-ecological systems.
On the Nature of Cities blog, Prof. Rebecca Bratspies writes that as more of the world’s population now lives in urban environments, many environmental laws have developed without cities in mind.
A New York Times blog post highlights educational materials appropriate for home-schooling children and features Mayah’s Lot, an environmental justice comic book authored by Professor Rebecca Bratspies and illustrated by artist Charlie Lagreca.
Growing up in a poll uted steel town in the 1970s had a big impact on the director of CUNY Law’s new Center for Urban Environmental Reform (CUER).