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?
Briefs & Blogs
This policy brief presents short- and medium-term recommendations for western states adapting to the effects of climate change.
This policy brief provides recommendations for policymakers and advocates concerning utility shutoffs and consumer protections during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.