Featuring Chris Williams, author of Ecology & Socialism & Azibuike Akaba, longstanding Bay Area environmental justice activist and scientist
Chris Williams is a long-time environmental activist and author of Ecology and Socialism: Solutions to Capitalist Ecological Crisis (Haymarket, 2010). His writings have appeared in Z Magazine, Green Left Weekly, Alternet,CommonDreams, ClimateAndCapitalism, ClimateStoryTellers,
Azibuike Akaba is based in Oakland, California and he is working at the Public Health Institute as an environmental policy analyst and as a researcher on climate change, public health, air quality, land use and transportation planning. He managed the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (EIP). It is one of many community-based organizations working on environmental justice, economic development and civil rights. Additionally, Azibuike has been a staff scientist at Communities for a Better Environment for 8 years. He has lead many successful environmental campaigns such as: Ban MTBE, Dioxin, and others.
Wednesday, February 5
Redstone Building, Room 304
2940 16th Street