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—if it passes in the House of Representatives and makes its way to the president’s desk—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.