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LARC162: Environmental Justice: Same World, Different Built Environment

Use this guide to find resources and assistance for your course projects!

Course Projects

At the beginning of the course all students will sign-up for a topic that they would like to explore further. The investigation will be divided into two parts:

  1. Literature Review
  2. Case Studies

You will begin your investigation with a literature review. Then, you will look at a case study related to your topic and create a video presentation informing others of the topic that you chose.


  • Climate Change
  • Environmental Justice
  • Food Desert
  • Garbage
  • Gentrification
  • Industrial Facilities
  • Health/Healthcare
  • Public Parks
  • Sand Mining
  • School Environments
  • Stormwater
  • Sustainable Development
  • Transportation
  • Tree Canopy Coverage
  • Vacant Lots
  • Water


Use the menu to find more information about each assignment and resources to research your topic!

Image of protesters at Peoples Climate March NYC 2014

Image of protesters at 2014 Peoples Climate March NYC taken by Susan Melkisethian