Metcalf Institute webinars feature leading scientists, policy makers, and communicators in a variety of fields to help news consumers make sense of complex science and environment issues.
The webinars are archived on Metcalf Institute’s YouTube channel. Metcalf Institute webinars are part of our Climate Change and the News Initiative, developed to assist journalists in covering the science and impacts of climate change and to inform public conversations on these topics.
Sacoby Wilson, Ph.D., associate professor of Applied Environmental Health at the University of Maryland, discussed his efforts to advance environmental justice during the syndemic in communities across the country. He talked about frameworks, solutions, best practices and lessons learned that can help frontline and fenceline environmental justice communities fight back during the syndemic.
This DE & I 365 Symposium, held on January 29, 2021, was made possible by the support of the URI Coastal Institute, Metcalf Institute, and URI Office of Community, Equity and Diversity.