The Environmental & Climate Justice Digital Hub

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… a project of the Environmental & Climate Justice Studies Research Hub (EJ/CJ) at UCSB’s Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies – working to advance scholar-activism across the horizon of globalization, in defense of vulnerable human communities, fragile environments and a just climate future.

4 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2018 — Room 3145, SSMS Building 

We celebrated the public opening of our new website and our constituent scholars introduced their respective projects (SEE BELOW) and discussing how they relate to the EJ/CJ mission of building the new field of Environmental and Climate Justice Studies.


– The Climate Justice Project

– The Climate Justice Press

– The Environmental Humanities Initiative

– The Global Environmental Justice Project

– The International Institute of Climate Action & Theory

– The UC-CSU Knowledge Action Network for Transforming Education


Hub members:


Alenda Chang, Film and Media Studies

John Foran, Sociology  

Summer Gray, Environmental Studies 

Hahrie Han, Political Science

Kenneth Hiltner, English

Melody Jue, English 

ann-elise lewallen, East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies

David Pellow, Environmental Studies

Richard Widick, Orfalea Center


Contact with any questions:  John Foran [email protected]

An exciting environmental/climate justice studies website/digital platform/initiative just launched at UC Santa Barbara: