Oct. 28: Environmental Racism and Climate (In)Justice

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Co-Sponsored by NYU’s Global Justice Clinic; Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law; Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy & Land Use Law and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice.

Environmental Racism and Climate (In)Justice

Friday, October 28th
6:00 pm Eastern

New York University
40 Washington Sq. South
New York, NY 10012

Register here.

At the intersection of the Promise Institute for Human Rights’ work on racial justice, human rights and the protection of the environment, we are thrilled to launch U.N. Special Rapporteur on Racism E. Tendayi Achiume’s final thematic report on environmental racism and climate justice. This will be the first presentation of the Special Rapporteur’s latest report, which analyzes climate (in)justice as rooted in colonial histories and the persistent impacts of extractivism and structural racism today. The launch will be accompanied by commentary from scholars and activists on how the global climate crisis is impacting Caribbean peoples.


  • E. Tendayi Achiume
    • Alicia Miñana Professor of Law at UCLA Law School and U.N. Special Rapporteur on Racism (2017-2022) 
  • Castin Milostene
    • Activist and Organizer, Action pour la Reforestation et la Defense de l’Environnement (AREDE) 
  • Sarah Molinari
    • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Extreme Events Institute, Florida International University and co-founder, Puerto Rico Syllabus
  • Moderation by S. Priya Morley
    • Racial Justice Policy Counsel, Promise Institute for Human Rights and Co-Director International Human Rights Clinic, UCLA Law School 
  • Welcome by Ellie Happel
    • Associate Director, Global Justice Clinic, NYU Law School 

*Non-NYU attendees must be prepared to go through a security check*

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