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Episode 4 - Environmental Justice Primer

Climate Justice

Join us as we walk through key concepts in environmental justice with Dr. Gerald Torres. He helps us understand how different components of justice interact and play out in the clean energy space.

Show Notes

Episode 4 Sources

Episode Four Sources:

Cushing L, Blaustein-Rejto D, Wander M, Pastor M, Sadd J, Zhu A, Morello-Frosch M. 2018. Carbon trading, co-pollutants, and environmental equity: evidence from California’s cap-and-trade program (2011—2105)

Hernandez-Cortes D, Meng KC. 2021. Do environmental markets cause environmental injustice? Evidence from California’s carbon market. Working Paper from National Bureau of Economic Research.,120,889

Sanders R. 2018. California’s cap-and-trade air quality benefits go mostly out of state. Berkeley News.

Episode Four: Additional Resources

Johnson N, 2020. Cap and trade-offs: Did California’s landmark legislation help or hurt the state’s most vulnerable? Grist.


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