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The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast is a biweekly program where we dive into the career paths, research, and big ideas from past and present fellows, as well as other leaders in the field.

Daniel Carrión on the “heat stroke or go broke” dilemma

Daniel Carrión on the "heat stroke or go broke" dilemma

11/17/2021
42 min.

Dr. Daniel Carrión joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss inequities in global energy access and how an increase in heat waves is worsening this injustice.

Max Aung and Tracey Woodruff on shaping environmental chemical policy

Max Aung and Tracey Woodruff on shaping environmental chemical policy

11/3/2021
47 min.

Dr. Max Aung and Dr. Tracey Woodruff join the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how and why they use their science to drive policy change on harmful environmental chemicals.

Carlos Gould on global energy poverty and indoor air pollution

Carlos Gould on global energy poverty and indoor air pollution

10/20/2021
43 min.

Dr. Carlos Gould joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the environmental justice implications of indoor biomass burning and air pollution.

Pallavi Pant on decolonizing global air pollution research

Pallavi Pant on decolonizing global air pollution research

10/6/2021
41 min.

Dr. Pallavi Pant joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss combatting air pollution in India, and how she’s working to elevate the voices of fellow female scientists.

Azmal Hossan on the sociology of climate crises in South Asia

Azmal Hossan on the sociology of climate crises in South Asia

9/22/2021
45 min.

Azmal Hossan joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss climate change and the ongoing water crisis in Bangladesh.

Tatiana Height on the importance of cultural perspectives in environmental education

Tatiana Height on the importance of cultural perspectives in environmental education

9/9/2021
40 min.

Tatiana (Tots) Height, joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss importance of urban planning when thinking of environmental health, and how’s she pushing for equity in environmental access and education.

Ami and Yoshi discuss what Netflix’s “The Chair” says about diversity in science

Ami and Yoshi discuss what Netflix's "The Chair" says about diversity in science

9/1/2021
38 min.

Dr. Ami Zota and Dr. Yoshira Ornelas Van Horne discuss Netflix’s “The Chair” and what it says about diversity in academia.

Deniss Martinez on Indigenous science and cultural fire practices

Deniss Martinez on Indigenous science and cultural fire practices

8/25/2021
41 min.
Deniss Martinez joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the importance of incorporating Indigenous knowledge into wildfire management.
MỹDzung Chu on healthy housing and social justice

MỹDzung Chu on healthy housing and social justice

8/11/2021
56 min.
Dr. MỹDzung Chu joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the intersection of housing security and public health.
Brian Bienkowski on amplifying diverse voices through podcasting

Brian Bienkowski on amplifying diverse voices through podcasting

7/28/2021
41 min.

The microphone is turned today as host Brian Bienkowski joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss environmental justice reporting, how this podcast came together, and plans to grow the program.

Adrift in the diaspora

Adrift in the diaspora

7/22/2021
10 min.

Agents of Change fellow Abrania Marrero spoke to her parents and younger sister about where they are from and how the people and places dearest to them have shaped their identity. You’ll hear from Luz, Abraham, and Fabiola shed light on their own lives and what is, perhaps, a more universal experience–living away from home. Hear their voices, their stories, and feel the power of place.

Kartik Amarnath on Community Empowerment

Kartik Amarnath on Community Empowerment

7/14/2021
54 min.

Kartik Amarnath joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss his work and advocacy in community self-determination, empowerment, and environmental justice.