Which environmental and data justice projects inspire you? In these fraught times, new modes of activism, research, and partnership are called for to enable justice, equity and shared livable futures. How can we interweave justice work across domains to create research and data infrastructures designed for justice? To that end, we are seeking to hold […]
The new Democratic-led House can restore teeth to the agency that safeguards our health – they did it once before.
EPA enforcement under Trump is sheep-like – meek and mild, often following the lead of regulated industry.
The results are startling, showing huge declines in environmental enforcement actions across most regions and programs.
The scientific data on which so much of what we know is based—the data we need to make informed decisions about many of the most important issues facing our world today—are entrusted to governments and corporations, which often do not have motivation to preserve and foreground evidence, especially as it relates to environmental harms generated by the status quo.
After nearly 18 months with the EPA’s climate change website “being updated” behind closed doors, two weeks ago, the agency apparently decided to change course.
We are searching for a remote part-time System Administrator to work on and support our Web Monitoring Platform, Scanner, used by our Web Monitoring Working Group.
Seating is limited, please RSVP soon! On Saturday, November 3, Environmental Data & Governance Initiative members Jake Wylie and Kevin Nguyen will be speaking at an all-day event hosted by our friends at the CUNY School of Law. We’ll be talking about changes our Web Monitoring research group has found in information access and how our […]
For this guest post, EDGI has invited Dr. Mary E. Mendoza’s commentary on the border wall and justice for humans and non-humans alike. Mendoza calls for combining our thinking about human and ecological systems in order to create conditions where diversity thrives. by Mary E. Mendoza Environmental destruction and human misery have gone hand in […]
Public access to the data and models undergirding environmental regulation sounds appealing. But there are several reasons to think that the EPA’s call for “transparency” is disingenuous and that this rule would actually undermine science and public knowledge.