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This portfolio encompass thesis and other writings around the topics of African-Americans, the environment, and climate change. Specifically the project focuses on African-Americans interactions and perceptions on carbon reduction practices, mainly renewable energy and household and individual practices with energy usage. Generally African-American communities are generally addressed, with emphasis on personal experience and the communities in Chicago, Illinois. What is found is a complex narrative of engagement of African-Americans with the environment and climate change in the given contexts. Other writings are reflections and sample pieces from the Environmental Studies 450 Capstone class process.
Level of Access
Restricted: Campus/Bates Community Only Access
Date of Graduation
Bachelor of Arts
Houston, Korbin K., "Do Black people care about solar panels, turbines whacking birds, Amazon clear cutting, the environment just because, and the planet being on fire?" (2018). Standard Theses. 182.
Available to Bates community via local IP address or Bates login.