Local UCSB News & Events

EVENT: On February 17, 2017 Melody Jue, professor of English and Orfalea Center EJ/CJ research hub-member at UCSB, participated in the Saturation Workshop, convened at the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at UCSB.

California News & Events

EVENT:   On March 27, 2017 Alison Brysk, professor of Global Studies and Orfalea Center Governance & Human Rights research hub-member at UCSB, will deliver a talk at the University of Connecticut investigating the future of human rights.

US News & Events

EVENT: PEOPLES CLIMATE MARCH, April 29, 2017, Washington, DC.

“On the 100th day of Trump’s presidency more than 300,000 people in Washington DC and across the country joined together in a powerful demonstration of unity for jobs, justice, and climate action.”

Watch the Video / Visit the Organization

Global News & Events

GLOBAL CLIMATE CONFERENCE:  The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) convened its 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP) in Bonn, Germany November 6 – 17, 2017.

Visit the Official Conference web site

Read the closing statement by Nazhat Shameem Khan, Chief Negotiator for Fiji, the Presidency of COP 23: “A People’s COP.”

Closing Press Conference, Friends of the Earth International

Indigenous Environmental Network releases key Climate Justice report, “Carbon Pricing” — watch the Press Conference “Why Carbon Markets Are Bad: Release of International Report on Carbon Pricing.”