publication . Article . 2011

Acting Globally: Cultivating a thousand community solutions for climate justice

Giovanna Di Chiro;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2011 Journal: Development, volume 54, pages 232-236 (issn: 1011-6370, eissn: 1461-7072, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
Abstract
Giovanna Di Chiro is Director of Environmental Programs at Nuestras Raíces, Inc. and Research Associate at the Five College Women's Studies Research Center. She has published widely on the intersections of race, gender, and environmental justice with a focus on women's activism and policy change addressing environmental health disparities in lower income communities. She is completing a book Embodied Ecologies: Science, Politics, and Environmental Justice. Her current work examines environmental justice activists’ reframing of the climate change debate to focus on the local, bodily impacts of wide-scale environmental problems like global warming. Giovanna collab...
Subjects
free text keywords: Geography, Planning and Development, Development, Sustainable development, Environmental ethics, Environmental studies, Globalization, Environmental justice, Gender and development, Climate justice, International development, Sustainability, Biology
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