Exposing environmental injustice through maps and stories

June 6, 2024 by Kiran Champatsingh

Often, it is society’s poorest and most vulnerable people that are most exposed to environmental harm. This injustice is the subject of much research, but getting the evidence needed to bring about major change can be challenging. Dr Michael Classens, at the University of Toronto and Dr Stephanie Rutherford, at Trent University, have teamed up with two local organisations in the Canadian city of Nogojiwanong/ Peterborough to document the relationship between social vulnerability and environmental risk in the area, with the aim of driving policy change.

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