P‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍art 1 -Read “A green new deal for housing by Daniel Aldana

P‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍art 1 -Read “A green new deal for housing by Daniel Aldana Cohen and answer the following- What is the relationship between environmental justice, the housing affordability crisis and climate change? After view the What is the green new deal? Is it a good thing for cities? What is the relationship between the Green New Deal and Environmental Justice (be sure to define environmental justice when answering) What would a green new deal for NYCHA look like. Would it help alleviate the city’s housing crisis and gentrification? Part 2- Do you think the plan to build wind turbines on the Sunset Park waterfront is better than the Industry City rezoning plan which was scrapped? Explain. How does the plan to build a wind turbine plan on the Sunset Park waterfront reflect ideas of the green new deal, environmental justice and climate resiliency? What does UPROSE activist Elizabeth Yeampierre mean by a‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍ just transition?” How does a just transition help in the fight against climate change? Do you think the Sunset Park waterfront could become a model for New York City? Why or why not? Part 3 -Why is the plan to make the East River Park more resilient in order to protect the surrounding community from future flooding and storms like Hurricane Sandy so controversial? What are the environmental justice implications of the plan? Why do some residents of NYCHA who support plan disagree with the ideas of the oppositional group (ERPA?) Which ideas do you agree with? Explain How does the issue of green gentrification play a role in this park controversy? Where do you stand on this issue? Explain. Be sure to include at least one quote from the articles or videos when answering each question or series of questions. Attach a word document, approximately 5 double spaced pages, 12 point font, I inch margins‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‍‍‌‍‍.

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