Environmental Justice

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

Tribal Regulatory Authority to Combat Climate Change

If the U.S. Congress fails to act on climate change, it should empower Indian tribes to protect their members.

Are Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good?

Are Biofuels Doing More Harm Than Good?

Scholar argues that greater regulation of biofuels is needed to promote environmental justice.

Can Regulation Promote Environmental Justice?

Can Regulation Promote Environmental Justice?

Scholars offer suggestions for how regulation can reduce disparities in exposure to environmental problems.

Poetry Inspires Hope and Climate Action

Poetry Inspires Hope and Climate Action

Poetry can help combat despair and act as a force for optimism and change.

Clean Air Act Obscures Polluted “Hotspots”

Clean Air Act Obscures Polluted “Hotspots”

Scholar argues that federal air laws conceal highly polluted areas.

Environmental Justice Is Worth Fighting For

Environmental Justice Is Worth Fighting For

Despite challenges posed by climate change, recent policymaking leaves room for optimism.

Environmental Protection Requires More than Social Resilience

Environmental Protection Requires More than Social Resilience

Achieving the green economy requires taking into account divisive politics and distributive justice.

A Green Economy Must Achieve Climate Justice

A Green Economy Must Achieve Climate Justice

Environmental policymaking should focus on serving the underprivileged.

Expanding Environmental Justice to Achieve a Just Transition

Expanding Environmental Justice to Achieve a Just Transition

Vulnerable communities will benefit from a holistic and place-based focus in the shift toward a green economy.