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Murphey 116

November 2021

Parr Center Presents: Ian Leahy

November 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

“Tree Equity: Overcoming a Legacy of Environmental Injustice in Cities” As the climate heats, trees in cities are rapidly transitioning from background aesthetics to life-saving infrastructure. Yet a map of tree cover in any US city is too often a map of wealth. These landscapes, created by a legacy of discrimination and disinvestment generations in the making, lay bare an ethical crisis at the core of our relationship with nature itself. This lecture will introduce the data underlying this pattern…

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