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2020
Wednesday, December 9th
2:00 PM

Session 1C Americans For Tax Fairness and Reducing Inequalities

Maxine Slattery
Eden Floyd
Vyshnavi Kosuri
Christine Liao
Maia Adley

2:00 PM - 2:11 PM

We examined how Americans for Tax Fairness works toward Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities. We also looked at the organization's objectives and its strategies for accomplishing those objectives.

2:12 PM

Session 1C Climate Change and Corn: The threat to Mexican Livelihoods

Jessica McClintock-Ortiz

2:12 PM - 2:23 PM

As a result of anthropogenic climate change, a staple of Mexican diet, culture and agriculture is at stake: maize. México is predicted to be a region at risk from climate change, comparative to other regions globally, and as a result small-scale farming and agriculture are expected to be in danger. Where do vulnerabilities intersect, what are the solutions being implemented, what are the weaknesses of these solutions and how can future solutions target critical areas of need?

2:24 PM

Session 1C Urban Green Spaces and Sustainability

Elyse Goin
Allison Ludlow
Shauna Devoy
Rodney Berger
Cassie Allson
Chenwei Z.

2:24 PM - 2:35 PM

This presentation will be an analysis of SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities and the target 7, which is aims to provide access to safe and accessible green spaces. We will introduce two case studies about green spaces.

2:36 PM

Session 1C The Intersectionality of Environmental and Societal Well-Being in Reducing Inequalities

Sydney Johnson

2:36 PM - 2:47 PM

I will investigate the Kingdom of Bhutan, and compare/contrast the country’s environmental and economic policies with those of the United States. Specifically, I want to focus on Bhutan’s unique approach to development, Gross National Happiness (GNH), and how GNH may promote the implementation of policies that encourage democracy and focus on combating social and environmental injustices. A research question I will explore is: How can a shift from measuring the well-being of the economy to measuring the well-being of the people shape future government and economic policies?