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.
Environmental and Natural Resource Economics and Systemic Racism
This working paper examines the impacts of systemic racism on the field of environmental and resource economics, and what researchers can do to address the problem.
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.
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