The Climate Justice Movement in Western New York
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Magavern, Sam; Schneekloth, Lynda
Although climate change requires an international response and will require national policies and actions, local geographies have to be involved because it that is where the harms are felt. But how can local and regional areas respond to the climate crisis? This article offers a story of the emergence of a climate justice movement in Buffalo and Western New York as an example of how one community is addressing climate change and its unequal impacts.
buffalo history; economic development; high road; climate change; environment; localism; land use; water