RFF scholars are examining how socioeconomic mechanisms and policies have contributed to the legacy of environmental injustice for historically underserved and marginalized communities. Our EJ research informs decisionmaking to address these inequities.
Flood Insurance, Resilience, and Recovery from Disasters: The Case of Eastern Kentucky
Resources for the Future scholars share insights about why and suggestions for increasing insurance uptake and improving flood resilience.
Climate Policy, Environmental Justice, and the Inflation Reduction Act
Even though we still have a long way to go, the Inflation Reduction Act is an important step toward environmental justice.
Exposure: An RFF-Urban Institute Series on Environmental Justice
This webinar series takes a deep dive into issues related to cumulative environmental impacts, EJ screening tools, energy equity and transitions, benefit-cost analysis and regulatory design, disaster and climate adaptation, and the design of climate policies.
Margaret A. Walls
Margaret Walls is a senior fellow at RFF. Her current research focuses on issues related to resilience and adaptation to extreme events, ecosystem services, and conservation, parks and public lands.
Hannah Druckenmiller is an environmental economist and fellow at RFF. er research aims to provide empirically based estimates for the environmental benefits and economic costs associated with natural resource protection.
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