Environmental activist and Source of the Week Majora Carter discusses “greening the ghetto” in her 2006 TED Talk.
Nobody–especially, sadly–in lower-income communities that have been underserved or marginalized, we can’t just make things happen on our own by ourselves. We have got to create alliances, whether it’s with businesses, whether it’s with government.
Urban sustainability expert Majora Carter talks to KUOW about her work organizing low-income communities around environmental issues
You can see Carter’s full Source of the Week profile here.
Assistant Professor of Marine and Environmental Affairs at the University of Washington
- Areas of Expertise: Marine Conservation, Marine Technologies, Environmental Conservation Technology, Sustainability, Fisheries and Fishing Gear, Biology, Tidal Energy, Marine Renewable Energy, Marine Habitat Protection
- Location: Seattle, WA