ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CLINIC

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

University experts in marine science, environmental health, law, and engineering reflect on state and local leaders’ decisions during a crisis prompted by contaminated water spewing from an old phosphate retention pond.

Government leaders...

flooded neighborhood
Thursday, April 22, 2021

When natural disasters strike, neighborhoods distanced from the coastline and sitting at the highest elevations remain the most protected. However, this makes them a prime target for climate gentrification.

Climate...

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

As academics, advocates, and policymakers navigate the transition away from fossil fuels to clean and renewable energy sources, and policies emerge within this transition, stakeholders are debating how to include issues of equity...

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Whether working in a hospital or a court room, students at the University of Miami School of Law and Miller School of Medicine are confronted with systematic policies and practices within institutions that disadvantage certain...

Natalie Cavellier
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Before she started law school, you could probably find 3L and HOPE Fellow Natalie Cavellier in the water. A former college swimmer at UC Santa Cruz (where she wrote a thesis on Marine Protected Areas), one of the first things she did when...

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Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The University of Miami Laboratory for Integrative Knowledge Social Equity Challenge has recognized Miami Law’s social justice projects with grant funding. Projects will focus on economic and social disparities in Miami’s low-income...

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16

Miami Public Interest Scholar and alumna Elizabeth Fata Carpenter, JD ’16, seems to have cracked the code for “walking the walk” when it comes to public interest...

city pollution
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

In 2017, Forbes magazine ranked Miami as the No. 1 worst city for renters to live. The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that Miami had the country’s highest rate of "worst-case need" renters -- those who...

Environmental Justice Clinic interns at the Underwater Homeowners Association meeting
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Environmental Justice Clinic Interns Bethany Blakeman and Gabriela Falla along with EJC Director Natalie Barefoot at the Underwater Homeowners Association Focus Group Meeting

Climate change, the...

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Monday, December 23, 2019

On the Move: Climate Migration and Retreat in South Florida, the Caribbean, and Beyond is the project with team members including: Katharine Mach, associate professor in the Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society at the Rosenstiel School;...

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