Indexing Late Industrialism

From Vacancy to Remediation in Philly Schools

Environmental Health Intersections

Gearing Up for 2015-2016 Research

Environmental Health Intersections

Community Knowledge and Actions: Year One

Since 2015, the Philadelphia Health & Environmental Ethnography Lab has collected and recorded state remediation notices throughout the Philadelphia area. These notices have been collected from the Pennsylvania Bulletin, which is a weekly regulatory publication. Between January 2015 and May 2019, there were 518 environmental notices for the Philadelphia area, including notices of new air […]

This spring the ‘Climate, Health, and Home’ project team ran three more workshops in Philadelphia. The workshop themes this year focused on mold, climate change, emergency preparedness, and home weatherization. In addition, the presentations considered questions of indoor air quality and energy efficiency. Workshop facilitators reviewed various city services and other resources available to Philadelphians. […]

Climate Health and Home

The Philadelphia Health & Environment Ethnography Lab supports the “Climate, Health, and Home” project, a collaborative series of workshops focused on the health-impacts of climate change in Philadelphia. This post is designed to provide general information about the impacts that climate change has for the Philadelphia region. Global climate change impacts regions around the world […]

Climate Health and Home

This essay by was published on the University of Minnesota Press blog and was authored by Ali Kenner as a preview to her new book, Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change (2018). When Cheryl Lansing discovered her asthma care app had disappeared from her smartphone, she was unsettled to say the least. […]

Asthmatic Spaces

Last year the ‘Climate, Health, and Home’ project team ran another three workshops around Philadelphia. Our 2018 workshops focused on emergency preparedness, flooding, and mold risks. The workshops were anchored by four presentations from partner organizations and two interactive activities. The “Climate Change at Home” workshops were designed and facilitated by Ali Kenner (Drexel University), […]

Climate Health and Home

        The work on how notices from the PA Bulletin relate to school sites is a subset of the Indexing Late Industrialism project. The PA Bulletin is Pennsylvania’s publication for information and regulations, including state and local court rules, the Governor’s Proclamations and Executive Orders; Actions by the General Assembly, and more. […]