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Josh Gellers
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My students call me "Environman"
My students call me "Environman"

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"Climate change will present major challenges to governments, but that should not absolve leaders of responsibility. How governments manage natural resources and respond to climate change can be just as damaging as climate change itself. “Do no harm” should be the operating principle – though not “do nothing,” as people will adjust, regardless of how prepared the policy environment is, potentially turning to destructive responses if faced with few other options."

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What can we expect from tonight's Presidential debate? What swing states are still in play? Who is Evan McMullin? I answer all these questions and more on today's episode of The Chat!

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I'm pleased to announce the publication of my latest article, "The Great Indoors: Linking Human Rights and the Built Environment." In this piece, I argue that, in conjunction with human rights to housing, health, and water and sanitation, environmental rights should apply to both the natural and built environments, and I identify green building as a strategy to protect environmental rights throughout the world. Also, I'm pretty sure I'm the first political scientist to work a John Mayer song into an article title. You can find the article here: http://www.elgaronline.com/abstract/journals/jhre/7-2/jhre.2016.02.03.xml

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Great recap of an important event held at the Wilson Center on June 22nd.

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Civil rights to address environmental injustice are environmental rights.

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Donald Trump doesn't believe in climate change, but he has decided to build a wall to combat the effects of climate change.

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The reality of China's environmental record is more complex than its CO2 emissions indicate.

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ICYMI: This morning I spoke with Melissa Ross on First Coast Connect about my Fulbright research project in Sri Lanka (my segment starts at minute 40).

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Does crowdsourcing help overcome the democratic deficit in global governance? Check out my latest article in International Environmental Agreements to find out! This is the first published work to examine the use of crowdsourcing in the context of sustainable development: 

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