MENA Salon: Climate Change and Environmental Justice in the Middle East

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  Friday, November 13, 2020
  12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
  Stephens Hall

The coronavirus pandemic and enduring refugee crisis have highlighted the impact of climate change, food insecurity, and access to healthcare and housing across the Middle East and North Africa. From Lebanon’s unprecedented wildfires in 2019 to water scarcity amidst the ongoing war in Yemen, countries in the region are tasked with confronting the effects of climate change in addition to the challenges posed by conflict, economic precarity, and political upheaval. In response, people across the region have mobilized for environmental justice in a variety of ways. Please join us for our first MENA Salon of the year as we discuss climate change and environmental movements from Algeria to Yemen and the Levant.

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Center for Middle Eastern Studies
University of California, Berkeley
340 Stephens Hall, Berkeley, CA  94720-2314



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