The Justice40 Initiative allocates 40% of clean energy investments into disadvantaged communities. We look at states that have defined environmental justice communities, and ask how many people live in them? And is that number proportional to the benefits being targeted toward them?
Climate Change Adaptation Policy Brief
This policy brief presents short- and medium-term recommendations for western states adapting to the effects of climate change.
Webinar – Justice in 100: Scorecard for Equity & Lessons from Washington State (Recording)
Recording: Learn about the Justice in 100 Scorecard, a rubric for evaluating 100% clean energy laws passed by states and territories, developed by the Initiative for Energy Justice.
Justice in 100 Scorecard
What can we each do to advance equity and justice in our field of work? IEJ’s newest tool, the Justice in 100 Scorecard, answers this question specifically in the context of renewable energy standards, a policy framework now central to the transition to renewable energy.
Justice in 100 Metrics Report
IEJ’s newest report is meant to provide a flexible basis from which to expand systems of accountability regarding equity goals in the implementation of 100% renewable energy (or 100% clean energy) policy.
‘Revolutionary Power’ Book Launch (Recording)
Recording: Join Shalanda H. Baker, IEJ’s Co-Founder and Co-Director, and author of the new book ‘Revolutionary Power: An Activist’s Guide to the Energy Transition,’ for a discussion and Q&A.
Utility Shutoffs and COVID-19 Policy Brief
This policy brief provides recommendations for policymakers and advocates concerning utility shutoffs and consumer protections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
California’s Power Shutoffs Policy Brief Series
These policy briefs address the deficiencies in data and reporting when it comes to California’s “Public Safety Power Shutoffs” and how they negatively impact medically vulnerable communities and environmental justice communities.
Webinar – California Power Shutoffs (Recording)
Join our panelists a webinar discussing California’s preemptive power shutoffs and deficiencies in data and reporting. This webinar addresses the deficiencies in data and reporting when it comes to these “Public Safety Power Shutoffs” and how they negatively impact medically vulnerable communities and environmental justice communities.
Energy and Black Lives
The Initiative for Energy Justice stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, and we recommit ourselves to providing our network of advocates, activists, and policymakers with the tools and frameworks they need to push for a just energy transition that centers racial justice.