Web Exercises

Click on the following links. Please note these will open in a new window.

  1. Investigate how your university is handling issues related to environmental policies including waste management, conservation, food quality, and building issues. Check out Sustainability at the University of California, Berkeley.

  2. Go to the Worldwatch Institute: Vision for a Sustainable World and select and summarize three articles of interest and relevance to the course.

  3. Using the EPA mapper tool, to type in the local community area to search for indicators of neighborhoods in the U.S. that hold health dangers to residents. Relate to race and class.

  4. Check out the environmental justice scorecard by zip code for your community. One can see the level of exposure of members of the community, by income levels and race, to pollution and other toxic materials. Examine this scorecard, typing in area codes for parts of the country known to have serious health disparities, and compare to your local community.