What is spatial justice? It's not a typo; it's a new and important way of thinking about social justice. Many of us will relate to justice and injustice along axes like class or race or gender. But every single one of us is affected by the spatial distribution of justice—things like where your nearest library is or how much diversity is in your grocery store. Watch this short animated video to learn about common examples and ways to increase spatial justice.
CRC News Archive
The CRC team published a new article in Cogent Social Sciences that explores how data visualizations can serve as integral components of online climate change research dissemination strategies. They are effective and efficient ways for attracting diverse public audiences and delivering research information in a timely fashion.
We just led a virtual conversation on the co-benefits of acting on climate change. The e-audience included a mayor, a municipal councilor and a researcher from Scotland in addition to researchers and practitioners from across the country. While we didn’t get into the results of Brexit, many ideas about the co-benefits of acting on climate change emerged.
Places+Spaces, a newly developed modelling tool, promises to break new ground on sustainable development decision-making for municipal and regional governments. As the first of its kind in Canada, this comprehensive new computer-based platform allows users to input various development factors including buildings, transportation, energy, water and land-use, economic and employment, education and healthcare. They are then integrated to calculate their interdependent relationships to produce various sustainability scenarios.
Join us on Tuesday, June 28th, from 10:00am - 11:30am PST or 1:00pm - 2:30pm EST, for a conversation on the co-benefits of climate action.
L'Ange Gardien: A Model Incubator Farm
As we lead into COP 21 in Paris in a week, there have been many important developments in Canada.