By Alexis Wilson

This blog post was written by a recipient of our Summer 2021 Environmental Justice Graduate Student Research Fellowship.

When I began my PhD program at Stanford in 2019, I had previous research experience working on issues related to forest ecology, drought, and climate change. I loved the…

By Ivy Manna

The beauty of Indian artisan craftsmanship: traditional Bengali Patachitra paintings, often depicting mythological narratives and…

Business loans. Savings accounts. Risk insurance. These basic financial services seem mundane, commonplace, and even unremarkable to many — perhaps something one might see plastered on promotional pamphlets at their local banking branch, that would not merit even a second glance. Rarely does anyone call loans, savings…

By Ella Norman and Laura Anderson

A Tesla electric vehicle sits in view of Nikel smelters on the Kola Peninsula (Thomas…

Introduction

The transition to clean energy and a green economy is underway, with a growing global demand for battery technology to meet the needs of low-carbon economies. From electric vehicles (EVs) to stationary energy storage, there are increasing calls to drive and scale innovation…

By Bella Raja and Diana Baszucki

Black Earth Farms Farmers and Collaborators including Minkah (on the far left). Photo credit: Black…

Minkah Taharkah, today an artist, poet, farmer, and organizer, grew up in LA. There, they had an immense appreciation for the outdoors but also an understanding that access to nature and green space is a privilege denied to many. In the U.S., settler-colonial systems…

EJ @ Stanford

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