5 Black Heroes of the Environmental Movement - EcoWatch

2. Robert Bullard. Known as the 'father of environmental justice,' Dr Bullard has campaigned against harmful waste being dumped in predominantly Black neighborhoods in the southern states of the U.S. since the 1970s. His first book, Dumping in Dixie, highlighted the link between systemic racism and environmental oppression, showing how the descendants …

Environmental justice cannot be achieved without ...

Speaking with E&E News, environmental justice advocate Dr. Robert Bullard noted there is no environmental justice without voting rights. "We see it as tied together, you know, civil rights and ...

ICYMI: On his Journey to Justice, EPA Administrator ...

Administrator Regan and Dr. Robert Bullard pose for a photo at Texas Southern University, where the Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice is located. Administrator Regan continued the Journey to Justice tour in Houston on Friday, kicking off the day with an environmental justice roundtable discussion with Dr. Robert Bullard and ...

Sierra Club names new Environmental Justice Award after Dr ...

The Sierra Club's newest award is getting some great attention because of the namesake of our newest Environmental Justice Award. Last week we announced a new national award that bears the name of Dr. Robert Bullard, one of the founders of the environmental justice movement. The new award will be given annually to an individual or group that has done …

Climate Change and Environmental Justice: A Conversation ...

Robert D. Bullard is the Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. He is often described as the father of environmental justice. Professor Bullard received his Ph.D. from Iowa State University. He is the author of seventeen books that address sustainable development ...

Meet Robert Bullard, the father of environmental justice ...

Robert Bullard says he was "drafted" into environmental justice while working as an environmental sociologist in Houston in the late 1970s. His work there on the siting of garbage dumps in black...

Why Race Matters When We Talk About the Environment ...

Dr. Robert Bullard — scholar, activist, and the father of environmental justice. ©Robert Bullard Within the mainstream green movement, there is an important distinction between protecting the environment and attaining equal access to healthy air, water, and land.

Dr. Robert Bullard: Lessons From 40 Years of Documenting ...

And while a judge ultimately ruled in favor of the company running the landfill, Dr. Bullard was inspired to learn more about other communities of color facing unjust pollution burdens. Over the past 40 years, he's become a leading expert, with 18 books on the topic. Along the way he's been recognized as "the father of environmental justice."

Dr. Robert Bullard Delivers 2017 Barry Commoner Lecture on ...

Dr. Bullard's lecture, titled "Building a Healthy, Sustainable and Environmentally Just Society for All: Why Equity Matters" traced the history of the environmental justice movement and connected the dots of health disparities, sustainability and environmental justice using a social justice and racial equity lens. Dr. Bullard's lecture followed a meeting with students in which …

Presidential Forum Lecturer, Dr. Robert D. Bullard | AGU ...

Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is the former Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University 2011-2016. Professor Bullard currently is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy.

Black Climate Scientists and Scholars Changing the World

Dr. Bullard is also the author of 18 books, several of which address the topic of climate justice and racial justice, including The Quest for Environmental Justice: Human Rights, and the Politics of Pollution (with a foreword by Rep. Maxine Waters), Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United States (along with Glenn S. Johnson and ...

'A giant whose shoulders I stand on': The legacy of the ...

A scholar, activist and warrior for civil and human rights, Dr. Bullard is one of the people who gave birth to the environmental justice movement in the U.S. His numerous books illumined the multiple dimensions of environmental racism and injustice and served as a platform for many other activist and scholarly voices.

Dr. Robert Bullard - Environmental Justice Faculty ...

Dr. Robert Bullard, often described as the father of environmental justice, will be on campus to deliver a lecture that is free and open to the public on June 8, 2016 at 10:00am in Julian Auditorium, Room 147. His visit is sponsored by the A.W. Mellon Environmental Education Grant, Environmental Fellows Program, The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics - Douglas I. and …

Father of Environmental Justice Gives LCC Talk – Eugene Weekly

Lane Community College's annual Martin Luther King Jr. event was held online this year via Zoom, with keynote speaker Dr. Robert Bullard, who is known as the "father of environmental justice.". The event, hosted by Dr. Lamont A. Francies, coincided with King's birthday on Jan. 15. Francies is an educator and the senior pastor at Delta ...

Dr. Robert Bullard: The Father of Environmental Justice ...

Often described as the father of environmental justice, Bullard has written several seminal books on the subject and is known for his work highlighting pollution on minority communities and speaking up against environmental racism in the 1970-1980s. Bullard spoke with Greg Dalton at a recent Climate One live event.

Environmental Justice Leaders Are Finally Shaping White ...

Dr. Robert Bullard, often referred to as the "Father of Environmental Justice," and Catherine Flowers, who has dedicated her career to fighting for proper sanitation and water infrastructure for BIPOC and rural communities across the US, are among the 25 leaders who will guide the nation's environmental justice priorities.

The Quest for Environmental Justice - Dr. Robert Bullard

Dr. Robert D. Bullard is often described as the father of environmental justice. He is the former Dean of the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University 2011-2016. Professor Bullard currently is Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy.

The father of environmental justice, on whether we're all ...

Robert Bullard Well, environmental justice embraces the principle that all people in communities are entitled to equal protection of our environmental laws; housing, transportation, energy, food,...

An Interview with Robert Bullard

Dr. Robert Bullard is credited as the "Father of Environmental Justice" for his work in the late . 1970s on the siting of toxic facilities and landfills in the American South. He is the author of . Dumping in Dixie. and is currently a Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy at Texas Southern University. The

Dr. Robert Bullard keynote - AIA Conference on ...

Dr. Robert Bullard. Race and class map closely with pollution, unequal protection, and vulnerability. In his keynote, Dr. Bullard will address environmental racism, climate justice, smart growth, and regional equity.

Environmental racism is real, destructive and deadly | New ...

There's a name for this inequity, Dr. Bullard said. "It's called environmental racism," he said, noting a term coined by NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. Chavis, who is also known as the "Godfather of the Environmental Justice Move-ment," first coined and defined the term environmental racism in his 1983 work ...

The Father of Environmental Justice, on Whether We're All ...

Robert Bullard. Well, environmental justice embraces the principle that all people in communities are entitled to equal protection of our environmental laws; housing, transportation, energy, food, and water security and health laws. Environmental justice is nothing more than this whole principle: people have the right to a clean, healthy ...

The Father of Environmental Justice: Dr. Robert Bullard ...

Dr. Robert Bullard has been at the vanguard of this fight for almost 50 years; in fact, he's often called the "father" of the environmental justice movement. On January 31st from 12 – 1:30 PM at the S.J. Quinney College of Law Moot Courtroom, Dr. Bullard will deliver the Environmental Racism Lecture, "Race, Place and the Politics of ...

Dr. Robert Bullard and the Environmental Justice Movement ...

Dr. Robert Bullard is one of the foremost researchers and authors of the environmental justice movement. After 40 years of scholarship on the topic, Dr. Bullard was awarded a Life

Interview with Father of Environmental Justice Robert Bullard

Dr. Robert D. Bullard is Ware professor of sociology and director of the Environmental Justice Resource Center at Clark Atlanta University. He is also widely known as the "father of environmental justice" for his more than 25 years of tireless work on behalf of communities of color who have been victims of environmental racism.

Environmental Justice: The Past, Present, and Future of ...

Known as the father of environmental justice, Robert Bullard, Ph.D., has been on the front lines of the environmental justice movement for more than 40 years. He is a distinguished professor of urban planning and environmental policy and founding director of the Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice at Texas Southern University.

Bullard Center - tsu.edu

Welcome to the Bullard Center. We're connecting the dots on environmental, climate, energy, economic, health and racial justice. The Robert D. Bullard Center for Environmental and Climate Justice at Texas Southern University combines scholarship and action to dismantle systemic inequality and structural racism that cause disproportionate pain, suffering and death …

Dr. Robert Bullard, the 'father of environmental justice ...

Dr. Robert Bullard, the 'father of environmental justice,' is watching the movement grow up Bullard was early to understanding the unequal environmental burdens faced by vulnerable communities.

LEARN ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE – Dr Robert Bullard

Reducing environmental, health, economic and racial disparities is a major priority of the Environmental Justice Movement. To learn more about Environmental Justice check out these websites (the list is not meant to be exhaustive. ... Dr. Robert D. Bullard Receives United Nations 2020 Champions. Dec 12, 2020 0. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH NEWS.

Living on Earth: Flint, A Poster Child for Environmental ...

Dr. Robert Bullard, the "father of environmental justice", says that the lead water disaster in Flint, Michigan is just the latest example in a long history of environmental injustice in the United States. Dr. Bullard tells host Steve Curwood that the working class and communities of color like those of Flint are far more likely to be exposed to toxic substances …

The renewed environmental justice movement is bringing in ...

1 of 3. Dr. Robert D. Bullard, widely considered as the "father of environmental justice," in his office at Texas Southern University in Houston on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021.

Voting Rights and Environmental Justice are Intertwined ...

I reached out to Dr. Bob Bullard, a White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council member, to ask him about the current situation. He responded via e-mail: "The struggle for environmental justice grew out of the modern civil rights movement's assault on systemic racism. America is segregated, and so is pollution.

Interview with Environmental Justice Leader Dr. Robert Bullard

Interview with Environmental Justice Leader Dr. Robert Bullard. "Having students at historically black colleges and universities, and minority- serving institutions involved in a climate justice movement is crucial for that movement …