PS272 - Cities, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice

This course examines the relationship between urban development and environmental justice in the United States, with a particular emphasis on the role of urban planning practices in creating and maintaining the disproportionate exposure to pollution and the unequal access to environmental amenities faced by communities of color. It also investigates the political processes through which municipal sustainability efforts are being used by activists and city officials to create solutions to environmental and social injustices in urban areas. Meets the Equity and Power: EPUS requirement. (Not offered 2024-25).

Degree requirement — Equity and Power: EPUS

1 unit


Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Fall 2023 Block 1 Cities, Sustainablity, Corina McKendry Tutt Science Building 108 25 / -4 04/16/2024
Summer 2024 Block B Cities, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice Corina McKendry TBA 25 / 17 04/16/2024
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