April 6th: “Fracking is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Emergency” | Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
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April 6th: “Fracking is a Feminist Issue: Women Confronting Fossil Fuels and Petrochemicals in an Age of Climate Emergency”

Monday, April 6, 7–8:30 p.m. William Pitt Union, Assembly Room Speaker: Sandra Steingraber, ecologist and author This lecture will explore the role of women in the construction of knowledge about the risks of extreme fossil fuel extraction, gender disparities in the distribution of economic costs and benefits, the disproportionate burden of harm that women experience when their communities become targeted for oil and gas extraction, and the rise of women leaders in the antifracking movement.

For more information check out the event flyer.

 

 

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