POLITICO: “Research Examines Community-Level Air Quality Improvements from Aggressive Climate Policies”
An article in POLITICO breaks down the findings of a new RFF report on the environmental justice implications of a new New York State climate law.
A new analysis shows better air quality improvements for communities historically overburdened with pollution under policies supported by environmental justice groups compared to ones aligned with the state’s likely policy plan.
The analysis released Wednesday was done by Resources for the Future, a nonprofit research group, and the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance. NYC-EJA has been advocating for climate action that centers on communities of color and low-income neighborhoods.
Report — Sep 13, 2023
Prioritizing Justice in New York State Climate Policy: Cleaner Air for Disadvantaged Communities?
This report, produced in partnership with the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, examines air quality improvements in two options for implementing New York State's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.
In Focus — Nov 28, 2023
In Focus: Native Nations and the Energy Transition
This video shares a brief overview of the economic dependence of some Native nations on fossil fuel production and the challenges of a transition to a clean energy system in the United States for these nations.
Common Resources — Nov 28, 2023
Native Nations in the Energy Transition
An ongoing research project explores energy development and production on Native American lands, along with the obstacles and paths to energy sovereignty for Native Nations.