Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Online and free event. Register here
Organized and moderated by Daniel Aldana Cohen, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Director, Socio-Spatial Climate Collaborative, or (SC)2 and Thea Riofrancos, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Providence College, this panel will feature the following participants who are contributors to the recent NACLA Report on the Americas focus on Latin America's Green New Deal.
Ruth Santiago, Lawyer, Comite Dialogo Ambiental and other community and environmental organizations in Puerto Rico (Author of the NACLA article [with Catalina M. de Onís & Hilda Lloréns] "Powering Life in Puerto Rico: The struggle to transform Puerto Rico's flawed energy grid with locally controlled alternatives in a matter of life and death.")
Tom Perreault, Professor and Chair, Geography and the Environment, Dell Plain Professor of Latin American Geography Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence. (Author of the NACLA article "Bolivia's High Stakes Lithium Gamble: The renewable energy transition must ensure social justice across the supply chain, from solar panels and electric vehicles to the lithium extraction that fuels them.")
Northeast Latin American Studies Network