Gas Leaks and Energy Justice: A Virtual Conference Linking Civic Science to the Push for a Just Transition
December 5, 2020
1:00 - 3:30 PM EST
Co-hosted by Northeastern University’s SSEHRI, Gas Leak Allies, and Clark University’s George Perkins Marsh Institute.
This conference will convene gas leak activists alongside lay and professional scientists for a discussion about how public data advocacy fits into the push for a Just Transition. It will also highlight grassroots gas leak monitoring efforts, and a family-friendly civic science and tree stewardship curriculum in development by Mothers Out Front Worcester for finding gas leaks in your community.
The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Diana Hernández, Assistant Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Registration is below; more details on the agenda will be updated on the SSEHRI event webpage (
) in the coming weeks. You will receive by email a link to the conference Zoom room. For registration questions, please contact Melanie Smith (she/her)
. For agenda-related questions, please contact Sarah Lerman-Sinkoff (they/them)
"Civic science becomes a science that questions the state of things, rather than a science that simply serves the state" (Fortun & Fortun, 2005)
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